Season One delivered a graphic and heart-wrenching look at the everyday challenges of Vancouver General Hospital’s emergency department, while Season Two probes deeper into the health care issues impacting our province today, from the perspective of women and men on the bleeding edge of emergency care.
The series airs on Knowledge Network every Tuesday at 9 p.m. If you miss one, all the episodes are also available on the Knowledge Network’s website
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The interactive website also features more than 40 short videos with opportunities to weigh in on topics such as the mentally ill and homelessness, and end of life discussions. There's also a spot to share your scar stories and visits to the emergency department. (Link no longer available)
The series gives viewers a look into one of British Columbia’s busiest emergency departments and the only accredited Level 1 Trauma Centre in the province. Season one broke viewership records with more than 1.2 million TV and online viewers. It was also critically acclaimed as Best Television Show and Best Documentary at the 2014 Leo Awards and earned two Canadian Screen Award nominations.
- What to do in an emergency - Learn what to expect if you or someone you know needs to visit the emergency department. You can also find helpful advice on how you can avoid the emergency department.
- Press release - Record-breaking documentary series ER: Life + Death at VGH returns to B.C.’s Knowledge Network with second season