Episodes cast for
"The Nation's Health" (1983) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1983


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Acute

6 October 1983

Vivienne Ritchie ... Doctor Jessie Marvill
T.R. Bowen ... Doctor Thompson (as Trevor Bowen)
Richard Leech ... Doctor Smith-Sampson

Willoughby Gray ... Doctor Mathias
Julian Fox ... Doctor Montagu
James Griffiths ... Doctor Passmore
Ashley Herman ... Doctor Willoughby
Karl Francis ... Doctor Laurence James

Ian McDiarmid ... Doctor Vernon Davis
William Boyce ... Doctor Crick
John Waldon ... Doctor Alderton
James Smith ... Doctor Sainsbury
Tony Calvin ... Patient - Ray Taylor
Eileen O'Brien ... Patient's Wife - Brenda Taylor
Alan Thompson ... Admin - Roy Needham
Richard Ireson ... Admin - Stephen Morwell
Jill Connick ... Admin - Val Kane
Susan Beresford ... Admin - Pam Loade
Oscar Quitak ... Admin - Felix Greene

Michael Heath ... Admin - Lab Technician
Tony Wiles ... Admin - Brian Rickard (as Tony Wyles)
Sandra Freeman ... Admin - Sandra Flockhart

P.H. Moriarty ... Staff - Chris Hogan
Steve Ismay ... Staff - Trevor Holland
Terence Sewards ... Staff - Mike Boyle
Bunny Lane ... Staff - Charge Nurse
Paul Lowther ... Staff - Drug Rep.

Nick Abraham

Roger Ashton-Griffiths (as Roger Ashton Griffiths)
George Bailey
Sylvia Caplan
Sheila Chitnis
C. Michael Colley
Alan Davidson
Colin Dunne
Hilary George
Sarah Gowers
Clara Amanda Harris
Ehsan Janjua
Robert Kenley
Steve Margo
Tony Martin
Peter McNamara
Elsa Minelli
Carolyn Nelson
Nigel Nevinson
Terence Paris
Joan Newman Price
Lilian Rostkowska
Alan Schneider
Dyanne St. Stephen
Edwin Walters

Season 1, Episode 2: Decline

13 October 1983

Vivienne Ritchie ... Doctor Jessie Marvill
Sebastian Shaw ... Doctor Thurson
Julian Fox ... Doctor Montagu
Jon Glover ... Doctor Lambolle

Ian McDiarmid ... Doctor Vernon Davis
William Boyde ... Doctor Crick
Richard Leech ... Doctor Smith-Sampson

Douglas Reith ... Doctor Lawson
James Griffiths ... Doctor Passmore
Ashley Herman ... Doctor Willoughby
Angela Warren ... Patient - Chloe Shallcross
Jim Barclay ... Patient - Brian Shallcross
Doreen Taylor ... Patient - Mrs. Grant
Margo Boht ... Patient - Mrs. Downes (as Margot Boht)
Kim Taylforth ... Patient - Mrs. Cooper
Elizabeth Archer ... Patient - Mrs. Osborne
Elizabeth Burger ... Patient - Mrs. Parrish
Oona Kirsch ... Patient - Bernice Attwood
Jane Metcalf ... Patient - Mrs. Jakeman
Charles Cork ... Patient - Mr. Hopkins
Paddy Ryan ... Patient - Henry Staples
Alan Thompson ... Admin - Roy Needham
Anthony Benson ... Admin - George Christian
Peter Whitbread ... Admin - Rex Dundobbins
Geoffrey Toone ... Admin - Randolph Spence

P.H. Moriarty ... Staff - Chris Hogan
Mary Drew Robinson ... Staff - Receptionist
Dione Livingston ... Staff - Ward Clerk
Jacqueline Lacey ... Staff - Secretary
Peggy Shields ... Staff - Sister Parker
Pauline Lewis-John ... Staff - Sister Heathwell (as Pauline Lewis John)
Meena Biharie ... Staff - Midwife Singh
Harriet Eastcott ... Staff - Midwife Watson
Elizabeth Sinclair ... Staff - Sister Robertson
Lucy Gould ... Staff - Scrub Nurse
Lee Hudson ... Staff - Mrs. Thurston
Harriet Keevil ... Staff - Rita Ritchie
Ann Davies ... Staff - Mrs. Attwood
Bill Moody ... Staff - Roy Tong
Jean Leppard ... Staff - Health Visitor
Paul Lowther ... Staff - Drug Rep.
Kathryn Cowan
James Curran
David Delve
Ann Duncan (as Anne Duncan)
Steve Emerson
Kris Lund
Vera Murray
Anne O'Connor
Carrie Simcocks
Sarah Twist
Edwin Walters
Carolyn Wilde (as Carolyn Wylde)
Russell Wootton
Angela Wynter (as Angela Winter)

Season 1, Episode 3: Chronic

20 October 1983

Vivienne Ritchie ... Doctor Jessie Marvill
Michael Ely ... Doctor Bayliss

Ian McDiarmid ... Doctor Vernon Davis
Richard Leech ... Doctor Smith-Sampson
Julian Fox ... Doctor Montagu

Willoughby Gray ... Doctor Mathias
T.R. Bowen ... Doctor Thompson (as Trevor Bowen)
William Boyde ... Doctor Crick
Roy Purcell ... Doctor Sunderland
Lou Hirsch ... Doctor Bielicki
Altan R. Koraltan ... Doctor Zammit
Tariq Yunus ... Doctor Kumar
James Smith ... Doctor Sainsbury
Tim Seely ... Orthopaedic Consultant

Owen Brenman ... Orthopaedic S.H.O.
Ian Lindsay ... Geriatrician
Rupert Massey ... Candidate at Party
Paddy Ryan ... Patient - Henry Staples
Doris Hall ... Patient - Joan Staples
Eileen O'Brien ... Patient - Brenda Taylor
Margo Boht ... Patient - Mrs. Downes (as Margot Boht)
Joey Kaye ... Patient - Old Mr. Long
Barry Summerford ... Patient - Young Mr. Long
Alan Thompson ... Admin - Roy Needham
Patricia Whymark ... Admin - Jenny Roberts
Anthony Benson ... Admin - George Christian
Richard Ireson ... Admin - Stephen Morwell
Geoffrey Toone ... Admin - Randolph Spence
Ron Flangan ... Cllr. Williamson (as Ron Flanagan)
Malcolm Craig ... Tory Cllr.
Moira Butt ... Liberal Cllr.
Tony Halfpenny ... Chairman
Peter Badger ... Deputy Administrator
Susan Field ... Mrs. Forkes

P.H. Moriarty ... Staff - Chris Hogan
Roger Booth ... Staff - Mortuary Technician
David Squire ... Staff - Mortuary Technician's Assistant
Cristina Avery ... Staff - Admissions Clerk (as Christina Avery)
Susie Johns ... Staff - Ambulance Attendant
Steve Ismay ... Porter
Daphne Goddard ... Sister - Casualty
Nina Edwards ... Nurse - Casualty
Ann Haydn ... Sister - Men's Medical (as Anne Haydn)
Ruddy L. Davis ... Charge Nurse
Willow Wipp ... Chinese Nurse
Laura Tapping ... Sister Webberburn
Kija Raphael ... Agency Nurse
Kim Clifford ... Student Nurse
Julia Deardon ... Student Nurse
Yasmin Pettigrew ... Sister Wylde
Harriet Keevil ... Staff - Rita Ritchie
Anna Mottram ... Therapist
Yashaw Adem ... Hassad (as Yashar Adem)
Ali Refaie ... Khaled
Colin Walker ... Undertaker
John Fowler ... Undertaker's Assistant
Dawn Ashton
Maggie Bates
Mark Butler
Joan Campion
Peter de Wint
Michael Garner
Angela Graham-Jones
Edward Halsted (as Edward Halstead)
Anne Hambleton
Alan Hay
John Kerry
Mary Llewellin (as Mary Llewellyn)
Elisabeth Lynne (as Elizabeth Lynne)
Del McRae
Peggy Phango
Alexander Saul
Maxine Wilson

Ric Young

Season 1, Episode 4: Collapse

27 October 1983

Vivienne Ritchie ... Doctor Jessie Marvill
Max Stafford-Clark ... Doctor Hendrix
Gavin Harding ... Doctor Hindmarsh

Ian McDiarmid ... Doctor Vernon Davis
Julian Fox ... Doctor Montagu
William Boyde ... Doctor Crick
John Rowe ... Doctor Grant
Moti Lal ... Anaethetist
Sebastian Shaw ... Doctor Thurson
Oona Kirsch ... Patient - Bernice Attwood

Kathy Burke ... Patient - Brenda
Eileen O'Brien ... Patient - Mrs. Taylor
Paddy Ryan ... Patient - Henry Staples
Ann Pennington ... Patient - Eileen Topolski
Stewart Permutt ... Patient - Peter
Lynn Turnbull Rose ... Patient - Anne (as Lynn Morrighan)

John Benfield ... Patient - Michael
Michael Cule ... Patient - James Worth
Irene Marot ... Patient - Ruth
Amanda Murray ... Patient - Katherine

Christopher Dunne ... Patient - Alan (as Chris Dunne)
Angela Warren ... Patient - Chloe
Nigel Bradshaw ... Patient - James Watson
Richard Earthy ... Patient - Chainsmoker
John Mulcahy ... Patient - Greg (as Johnny Mulcahy)
Daniel D'Arcy ... Patient - Malcolm
Malcolm Frederick ... Patient - Rufus
Richard Ireson ... Admin - Stephen Morwell
Anthony Benson ... Admin - George Christian
Peter Whitbread ... Admin - Rex Dundobbins

David Ryall ... Admin - John Murray-Parke
Geoffrey Toone ... Admin - Randolph Spence
Harry Walker ... Admin - Unit Administrator
Allan Mitchell ... Admin - Nursing Officer
Sarah Craze ... Nurse Carr
Doña Croll ... Nurse - Marion Spinks (as Dona Croll)
Ahmed Khalil ... Nurse Balg
Angela Meredith ... Nurse Guenin
Sarah Kenyon ... Nurse Peek
Linda French ... ECT Nurse
James Duggan ... Nurse Murphy

P.H. Moriarty ... Staff - Chris Hogan

Richard Wilson ... Secretary of State
Yvonne Coulette ... Brigid Marvill

Peter Burton ... David Marvill
Sandra Voe ... Psychologist

Oliver Ford Davies ... Mr. Attwood
Ann Davies ... Staff - Mrs. Attwood
Susan Field ... Mrs. Forkes
Ron Flangan ... Councillor Williamson (as Ron Flanagan)
Edward Cast ... Mr. Edwards
Brenda Kempner ... Headmistress
Michael Haughey ... Neighbour
Aimée Delamain ... Jessie's Therapist (as Aimee Delamain)
Diana Berriman ... Angela
Terry Andrews ... Charlie
Jim Dunk ... Plumber
Derek Broome
Victoria Davies
Kate Eaton
Marilyn Gothard
Roy Heather
Kay Humblestone
Frank Jarvis
Indira Joshi
Steve Margo
Clifford Parrish
Ann Payot
Reggae Ranjhe (as Reggae Ranjha)
Jeffrey Segal
Jamil Sheikh
Pam St. Clement
Carole Street

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