With bodies lying everywhere and staff frantically running around, putting out fires, many would have assumed this was a normal Friday. Yet an exploding gas main has left whole sections of the hospital without electricity - so more like a Monday really.
Observed one doctor: 'It's carnage, and that's just morale. Admittedly the devastation has shortened waiting times, but only by killing half the patients.
'The HR department is a smouldering ruin, and we haven't been able to pay or recruit staff in weeks - so no change there then.'