As the Spinoff discusses a range of perspective on sleep during Sleep Week, first year doctor Emma Espiner shares the madness and mundanity of working nights in Middlemore Hospital’s medical ward. “During the day, a big hospital is like a busy train station… At night, all the trains have stopped and the station lights are off. You fumble your way in the dark… Your colleagues… become your sanity and your reassurance that it really is 3am and you really are at work because you desperately wanted to do this job for some reason you can no longer recall, because it’s 3am.”