Series 1


Series 1

Behind the scenes at the UK's most remote hospital, the Gilbert Bain in Shetland, which provides emergency and medical care to the islands' 23,000 residents.


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Episodes List

Episode 1

1. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 1

An engineer on an oil rig is airlifted to the hospital with suspected neck injuries.

Episode 2

2. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 2

An oil worker with a severely injured back is helicoptered off his rig miles off shore.

Episode 3

3. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 3

The islands' new crop of junior doctors arrives in Shetland.

Episode 4

4. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 4

A closer look at life for Shetland's new and expectant mothers.

Episode 5

5. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 5

A fisherman has to be evacuated by helicopter after inhaling some dangerous chemicals.

Episode 6

6. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 6

The coastguard must rescue a Danish cook who has been taken ill in the North Sea.

Episode 7

7. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 7

Crofter Andy is treated by nurse Lauren following an accident with his sheep shears.

Episode 8

8. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 8

An elderly lady is rushed into hospital with a suspected stroke.

Episode 9

9. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 9

There is an extra special arrival for maternity receptionist Marie.

Episode 10

10. Island Medics: Series 1, Episode 10

Schoolboy Bruce runs too many miles and injures his leg.