Every victim of the London Bridge attack who made it to hospital has survived their injuries, the Standard can reveal today.
The astonishing achievement saw medics being praised for their skill in dealing with  so many critically ill patients.
Twenty-one of the 48 who were admitted to five hospitals were initially classed as “critical” and the number of lives saved is being seen as testament to the success of London’s major trauma centre network, which ensures the most seriously ill patients get immediate world-class care.
The fact trauma doctors in the capital see so many “penetrating injuries” due to the knife crime epidemic meant they were able to put previous learning into practice, the Standard was told.
Hospital doctors also praised the “outstanding and brave” emergency response from London Ambulance Service and the improved first-aid skills of police and public at the scene which helped keep victims alive.
King’s College Hospital in Denmark Hill and The …
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