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Professor Sidney Sands, wife of a mathematician and devoted mother of a young son, is researching a cure for a fatal lung disease when ironically she is diagnosed with the very condition she is investigating. Does this entitle her to jump the queue for scarce donor organs?

Doubts are raised about the hidden agenda beneath the life and death decisions doctors have to make. Will time run out before young Liverpool supporter, Colin Rafferty, realises his ambition of watching the World Cup? Will popular TV soap star Gavin Wyatt have to be written out before the end of the series? Can US attorney Martin Bond’s money save his seventeen-year-old daughter, Anna?

Intensive Care reveals the highly charged human drama that lies behind ‘spare-part’ surgery. The anguished lives of those who wait for one man’s verdict are portrayed with great insight, sensitivity and compassion. It grips from start to finish.