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Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Although all the stories in this series begin with the advanced medical trauma team caring for people on the roadside, Picking Up The Pieces asks what happens when patients and their loved ones return home and have to adjust to lives that have changed beyond recognition.

Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Although all the stories in this series begin with the advanced medical trauma team caring for people on the roadside, Picking Up The Pieces asks what happens when patients and their loved ones return home and have to adjust to lives that have changed beyond recognition.
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United Kingdom

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Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Although all the stories in this series begin with the advanced medical trauma team caring for people on the roadside, Picking Up The Pieces asks what happens when patients and their loved ones return home and have to adjust to lives that have changed beyond recognition.

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English


Episodes

Jakki & Laura: Bereavement

3/4/2019
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Myleene Klass meets the mothers of two teenage boys who sadly died in particularly traumatic circumstances. Jakki and Laura explain how they both dealt with having to say goodbye to their sons very differently, what others can say to help the grieving process, and why it’s important not to feel guilty about finding small joys in life after a bereavement. Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Although all the stories in this series begin with the advanced...

Duration:00:41:10

Jo & Igor: Brain Injury

2/25/2019
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Myleene Klass explores how parenting can change when your child has a brain injury. Husband and wife Jo and Igor explain how they talk to their young son Sacha about his traumatic accident, how his brain injury continues to affect his development, and why they don’t always agree about how best to prepare him for life. Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Although all the stories in this series begin with the advanced medical trauma team caring for...

Duration:00:45:41

Vicky & Ronke: Traumatic Amputation

2/18/2019
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Myleene Klass talks to two women who both had a leg amputated after traumatic road collisions. Vicky and Ronke discuss their relationships with their new bodies, how loved ones and stunned strangers make them feel about their prosthetic limbs, and why re-living their accidents through the insurance claim process is so distressing. DISCLAIMER: In this episode the word ‘accident’ is used a number of times. In Vicky and Ronke’s cases we should be calling them ‘crashes’ or collisions’, as they...

Duration:00:40:48

Yair & Yael: Traumatic Pelvic Injury

2/11/2019
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Myleene Klass meets Yair, who was involved in a serious road collision, and his wife Yael. Together they explain what it’s like for both patients and their carers to lose their sense of identity, how best to cope with the practicalities of planning family life, and why honest communication plays such a big part in keeping a couple together during particularly trying months. Picking Up The Pieces is brought to you by London’s Air Ambulance Charity. Although all the stories in this series...

Duration:00:35:36