Medics of the Glen

15 episodes

Documentary series following the daily lives of medical and emergency service workers in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

  • Series 1
  • Medicine in the Highlands and Islands - a doctor deals with emergencies on the ski slopes of the Cairngorms and a patient is airlifted from the Isle of Skye to a hospital almost 100 miles away.

  • At the MacKinnon Memorial Hospital at Broadford on the Isle of Skye, a visiting surgeon puts his patients at ease on the operating table and there's a fisherman with a serious back injury.

  • The dentist who loves to drive her surgery across the Highlands; a man is on his way from Fort William for a kidney transplant and the Air Ambulance is needed at the Broadford Hospital on Skye.

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  • A new doctor starts at Broadford Hospital on the Isle of Skye; a motor mechanic comes in with a nasty accident and we're in the air with the paramedics of the air ambulance team from Inverness.

  • It's a dramatic first day for a new recruit to RAF Lossiemouth's Sea King Search and Rescue team, and it looks like being a long day for Dr Leo Murray at the Broadford Hospital on Skye.

  • The R.A.F. Search and Rescue Sea King is called to a cliff-top rescue; it's a busy day for the Dunvegan GP practice on Skye and for surgeon David Sedgwick in the Bedford Hospital in Fort William.

  • It's Easter weekend when the coastguards in Stornoway receive a distress call from a fishing boat. And a young teenager travels to Inverness for an ear operation that could save her hearing.

  • Fort William surgeon David Sedgwick on the unique challenges of surgery in the Highlands and the RAF Lossiemouth Search and Rescue team is called out to a horrific forklift truck accident.

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  • The Ski Patrol with Tony Cardwell at the helm deals with an accident on the slopes of Aonach Mor and visitors to the area create challenges for staff at the Mackinnon Memorial Hospital on Skye.

  • The Air Ambulance at Aberdeen airport waits for a transplant patient where every minute counts, and the Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team rehearses moving an injured climber off the mountains

  • The Assynt and Dundonnell Mountain rescue teams train for a cave rescue; an action-packed day with an Inverness ambulance crew and what it's like being a busy GP on the Isle of Skye.

  • Documentary series following the daily lives of medical and emergency service workers in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

  • Documentary series following the daily lives of medical and emergency service workers in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

  • Documentary series following the daily lives of medical and emergency service workers in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

  • Documentary series following the daily lives of medical and emergency service workers in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

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