It was exactly like a scene from Casualty. An ambulance, siren wailing, lights flashing, pulls up in the A&E bay of a hospital. Paramedics swiftly open the doors and wheel out an ashen-faced, barely conscious middle-aged man. Doctors and nurses shift him – “On lift. Ready, steady, lift!” – on to a bed, then immediately plug the patient into medical support: cannulas in the veins, oxygen tubes in the nostrils and ECG patches on the torso, arms and legs.
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