Hit Channel 4 documentary series, Geordie Hospital, returns for a brand new series on Wednesdays at 8pm from 6 September.
This uplifting six episode, second series celebrates more of Newcastle Hospitals’ joyous staff as they work a shift, from world class medics transforming lives, to the dedicated support teams who make it possible.
The incredible staff cast pulling together to deliver excellent care are based in every corner of the hospital – including porters and surgeons, housekeepers and midwives, nurses and fruit stall sellers. All gifted with their unique Geordie warmth and sense of humour.
Newcastle is home to one of the biggest hospital trusts in the UK. Every minute of every day, there are amazing examples of triumph against adversity, pioneering medical approaches, phenomenal skills, and loving, tender care.
Stories include: top heart surgeon, Asif, performing valve replacement surgery on 13 year old Seb; surgeon, Peter, operating on 3 month old Amelia, who has been born with a cleft lip and palette; neurosurgeon, Claire, operating on Jen, who has spina bifida, which is tangling the nerves in her spinal column, and hospital chaplain, Katie, training up new staff welfare dog, Fern.
Channel 4’s Commissioning Editor, Rita Daniels said, “We are very proud that Geordie Hospital is returning to Channel 4 for a second instalment. The successful first series was in the top five new 8pm weekday series in 2022. Curve Wales has once again produced an uplifting series that shows the incredible and inspiring work of the hospital staff and their enthusiasm, passion and dedication in providing care to their patients.”
“We are delighted to be back with the brilliant and kind-hearted team at Newcastle Hospital. A joy to watch them as they help people, save lives and keep the hospital going. Such an incredible and sometimes funny team, a pleasure to work with them”, commented Camilla Lewis/Rob Carey, CEO Curve Media.
Dame Jackie Daniel, Chief Executive of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust commented, “We were delighted to welcome the cameras back to Newcastle Hospitals last year, to film series two of Geordie Hospital. It’s a pleasure to see our extremely valued and hardworking clinical and support staff – and for the first time – our midwives, as they provide the very best care for our patients. I hope it provides a glimpse into the care and compassion that the team provide everyday. I’m very grateful to all of our staff and patients who gave their time to help make this programme. We really hope you all enjoy it.”
Geordie Hospital is a Curve Wales production. Curve Media is a leading UK unscripted production company, run by award-winning producers Rob Carey and Camilla Lewis. With permanent production bases in London and Cardiff, Curve Media specialise in high quality, long-running factual and entertainment shows for the world’s best content platforms.
Executive Producer: Sarah Swingler
Series Producer: Becky Houlihan & Gavin Henderson
Series Director: Ben Sheldon