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A challenging and provocative six-part drama set in the psychiatric ward of a Glasgow hospital

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A challenging and provocative six-part drama set in the psychiatric ward of a Glasgow hospital

Series 1 Summary

This six-part series starring Douglas Henshall and introducing Neve McInstosh tracks the unusual lives and relationships of a young medical team and their patients as they struggle with the extraordinary pressures of life in a highly charged, fast-moving hospital environment.

  • Episode 1

    Dr Nash clashes with another doctor over treatment for a paranoid man

  • Episode 2

    Staff tensions break the surface over an elderly patient who needs ECT.

  • Episode 3

    Nash's continued medical non-compliance causes him to spiral dangerously out of control, straining his own sanity and the well-being of his patients.

  • Episode 4

    The onset of schizophrenia in a young boy causes heartache and soul-searching for the boy's parents, while Kate realises that she is missing Nash who is in recovery.

  • Episode 5

    A distressed schoolgirl with an awful secret causes anxious moments for the staff of Muirpark Hospital, and exam pressure forces Kate and Shug to breaking point.

  • Episode 6

    Tensions run high as the junior doctors receive their exam results and Nash finally meets his equal with the arrival of a charismatic new patient.

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A challenging and provocative six-part drama set in the psychiatric ward of a Glasgow hospital

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