Drama filmed in a documentary style to show the many problems within a typical NHS hospital.

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Series cast summary:
Vivienne Ritchie ...
 Doctor Jessie Marvill (4 episodes, 1983)
Julian Fox ...
 Doctor Montagu (4 episodes, 1983)
...
 Doctor Vernon Davis (4 episodes, 1983)
...
 Staff - Chris Hogan (4 episodes, 1983)
Richard Leech ...
 Doctor Smith-Sampson (3 episodes, 1983)
William Boyde ...
 Doctor Crick (3 episodes, 1983)
Eileen O'Brien ...
 Patient - Brenda Taylor / ... (3 episodes, 1983)
Paddy Ryan ...
 Patient - Henry Staples (3 episodes, 1983)
Alan Thompson ...
 Admin - Roy Needham (3 episodes, 1983)
Richard Ireson ...
 Admin - Stephen Morwell (3 episodes, 1983)
Anthony Benson ...
 Admin - George Christian (3 episodes, 1983)
Geoffrey Toone ...
 Admin - Randolph Spence (3 episodes, 1983)
T.R. Bowen ...
 Doctor Thompson (2 episodes, 1983)
...
 Doctor Mathias (2 episodes, 1983)
...
 Doctor Thurson (2 episodes, 1983)
James Griffiths ...
 Doctor Passmore (2 episodes, 1983)
Ashley Herman ...
 Doctor Willoughby (2 episodes, 1983)
James Smith ...
 Doctor Sainsbury (2 episodes, 1983)
Oona Kirsch ...
 Patient - Bernice Attwood (2 episodes, 1983)
Angela Warren ...
 Patient - Chloe / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
Margo Boht ...
 Patient - Mrs. Downes (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Whitbread ...
 Admin - Rex Dundobbins (2 episodes, 1983)
Steve Ismay ...
 Porter / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
Paul Lowther ...
 Staff - Drug Rep. (2 episodes, 1983)
Ron Flangan ...
 Cllr. Williamson / ... (2 episodes, 1983)
Susan Field ...
 Mrs. Forkes (2 episodes, 1983)
Ann Davies ...
 Staff - Mrs. Attwood (2 episodes, 1983)
Harriet Keevil ...
 Staff - Rita Ritchie (2 episodes, 1983)
Steve Margo
(2 episodes, 1983)
Edwin Walters
(2 episodes, 1983)
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Drama filmed in a documentary style to show the many problems within a typical NHS hospital.

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