About the Show
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.
Dr Nash clashes with another doctor over treatment for a paranoid man
Staff tensions break the surface over an elderly patient who needs ECT.
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.
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.
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.
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.