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Series 3 - Episode 3
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Nurse Kim and Sister Den (Jo Brand and Joanna Scanlan) attend a grim hospital meeting led by the perky Damaris designed to “cascade down” the hospital’s energy-saving initiative.
Its leading exponent is lugubrious Mr Loftus, who makes it his business to empty rubbish into the correct bags and check that Ward K2 isn’t wasting power now it has a meter. “We will be recording in ohms and wattage,” he announces, pointlessly.
gives us another perfectly bleak vignette, poking a stick at the rattling absurdities of health service bureaucracy. It doesn’t shout messages, it’s about the small things, and it’s full of heart and humanity.
Comedy drama about life on a geriatric ward. Hypochondriac Mrs Dethick is re-admitted, adding to Den's problems, while Megan is having trouble drumming up support for the forthcoming strike. Kim reluctantly turns to Damaris for help with her studies. Starring Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Helen Griffin.
Cast & Crew
Nurse Kim Wilde
Dr Pippa Moore
Sister Den Flixter
Mrs Julia Dethick
Dr Nigel Hoskins
Full Episode Guide
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Jo Brand: There should be more older women on TV
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