A Week In The Life Of... ...A Hospital

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY Where will the money come from to do the unprofitable things so essential to our well-being: pioneering research, training new doctors and cari

A hospital may be the most fascinating place we never want to visit. We know there are triumphs here: fingers reattached, lungs replaced and babies born, small enough to bathe in a big teacup, who would have had no chance 10 years ago but who now go home and grow up. Maybe they will become doctors too. But it is also a war zone, and if you are not fighting the enemy or loading the weapons or plotting the next campaign, you can hardly understand what a brave, brutal, mysterious place this really is.

That is one reason it has been...

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