Directors: Chris McMillan, Isa Rao
Series Producer: Chris McMillan
Executive Producers: Harry Bell, Tony Nellany, Dani Carlaw
Production Company: Tern TV
Broadcaster: BBC Scotland
Number of Episodes: 3
Screen Scotland support: The documentary was supported as part of the BBC Scotland/Screen Scotland Emerging Directors initiative, announced in April 2023, the production companies involved have provided training, guidance and support to the new directors, while the BBC has supported the development and production of each documentary including this one, as well co-ordinating ‘masterclasses’ with leading industry experts.
It’s a gruelling life being a Junior Doctor in NHS Scotland after the Covid Pandemic. With a shortage of doctors and waiting lists for lifesaving operations at an all-time high, we focus on six First Year Junior Doctors (FY1s) embarking on their medical careers at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
The series airs on BBC Scotland on 13 September 2023 and is available on BBC iPlayer.
Header image: FY1 doctors: Abbey Wright, Tobias Adams, Sarah Anderson, Shanan Teo, Bilal Benzahia, Callum Anderson, Credit: Tern TV