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Genre  Reality
Original language(s)  English
No. of episodes  20
Final episode date  28 February 2013
Narrated by  Jason Done
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Country of origin  United Kingdom
No. of series  3
First episode date  22 February 2011
Network  BBC Three
Language  English
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Ending theme  "Levels" by Avicii (Series 2)
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Junior Doctors: Your Life in Their Hands is a BBC Three television series looking at how a group of foundation doctors cope with life on the wards. Three series have been broadcast to date, all narrated by Jason Done.

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The first, broadcast in 2011, focused on seven foundation doctors at Newcastle General Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne, three of which were newly qualified FY1s and four being FY2s. The second series was broadcast in 2012 and followed six FY1s and two FY2s at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London. A third series, filmed at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, was broadcast in 2013 and followed five FY1 doctors and two FY2 doctors.

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On 9 March 2011 the show achieved BBC Three's highest ever ratings for a factual entertainment programme, when 1.44 million people watched the third episode of the first series.

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Series one

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The first series of six episodes ran from 22 February to 29 March 2011. The series followed a group of seven junior doctors at the Newcastle General Hospital and Royal Victoria Infirmary. On 13 October 2011, BBC Three aired a follow-up special, entitled Junior Doctors - One Year Check Up.

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  • Adam Beaini, age 24, F1 (Newcastle University)
  • Katherine Conroy, age 24, F1 (Cambridge University)
  • Lucy Holmes, age 24, F1 (Newcastle University)
  • Jon Barclay, age 24, F2 (Newcastle University)
  • Suzi Batchelor, age 24, F2 (Newcastle University)
  • Andy Kong, age 25, F2 (Newcastle University)
  • Keir Shiels, age 28, F2 (Cambridge University)
  • Series two

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    The second series consisted of seven episodes and ran from 24 January to 6 March 2012. The series followed a group of eight junior doctors at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. On 3 December 2012, BBC Three aired a follow-up special, entitled Junior Doctors - One Year Check Up.

  • Sameer Bahal, age 25, F1 (Imperial College)
  • Akira Fukutomi, age 25, F1 (Imperial College)
  • Lucy Hollingworth, age 25, F1 (University of Manchester)
  • Priya Mangat, age 25, F1 (King's College London School of Medicine)
  • Milla Marinova, age 26, F1 (Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry)
  • Andy Steval, age 23, F1 (Newcastle University)
  • Ben Allin, age 26, F2 (Imperial College)
  • Amieth Yogarajah, age 27, F2 (Cambridge University)
  • Series three

    The third series consisted of seven episodes and ran from 17 January to 28 February 2013. The series followed a group of seven junior doctors at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. An eighth junior doctor, Carol Sondhi, 27, from Malawi was filmed for the series but did not feature in the opening episode.

  • Edward Bennison, age 28, F1 (University of Ferrara, Italy)
  • Tom Morris, age 25, F1 (University of Liverpool School of Medicine)
  • Emily Phipps, age 25, F1 (University of Liverpool School of Medicine)
  • Tristan Townsend, age 28, F1 (University of Liverpool School of Medicine)
  • Jennifer Whiteley, age 25, F1 (University of Liverpool School of Medicine)
  • Oliver Harris, age 25, F2 (University of Nottingham)
  • Kiera Vaughan, age 25, F2 (University of Keele)
  • Series four

    There are currently plans for a fourth series and will be coming soon.

    Spin-off

    A spin-off named "Junior paramedics: Your life in their hands" was broadcast from February 2014 to April 2014. The show follows nine junior paramedics; Lucy Wright, Bryn Griffiths, Stephanie Cook, Lucy Mellor, Max Brufton, Amy Allen, Ashley Strawbridge, Victoria Hilditch, and Nick Bailey on a six-week placement with East Midlands Ambulance Service.

    References

    Junior Doctors: Your Life in Their Hands Wikipedia


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