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Junior Doctors

Series 4

Episode 2

Duration: 32 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Despite it being first-year junior doctor Anna's birthday, there's no time for celebrations as she starts a busy day on the respiratory ward. Anna arrives at the hospital to find an elderly patient who has been under her care has taken a dramatic turn in health. At the end of the gruelling 12-hour shift, Anna heads home to Wales to spend her birthday with her family, leaving her wondering if her patient will make a recovery when she returns.

Over on obstetrics and gynaecology, Osama seeks advice from some more experienced obs and gynae staff as to what he can expect ahead of his first c-section delivery. The following day, Osama arrives on shift early to prep for his big day. After a successful delivery, Osama wastes no time calling his mum - also a gynaecologist - to tell her the news. On a natural high from a successful day in surgery, Osama meets up with fellow junior doctor Emeka for a game of basketball to let off some steam.

Meanwhile, in the emergency department, self-confessed perfectionist and second-year junior doctor Jin Ha is asked by senior consultant Mr Manacatu to assist with a procedure he is unfamiliar with. Keen to learn, Jin promptly agrees to help, however at the last minute, Mr Manacatu is called away, leaving a nervous Jin to deal with the patient without the supervision and guidance of a senior consultant. Show less

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