Hospital People is a mockumentary set in the fictional Brimlington Hospital.The show follows the lives of a collection of characters connected to the hospital in some way, all played by one man: Tom Binns.Hospitals are mainly about the medical staff and the patients, but what about the other inhabitants? Porters, hospital radio DJs, chaplains, hospital managers - you could call them 'non-essential' but they would all strongly disagree. Hospital People follows how the big decisions affect the little people.The key characters are Brimlington hospital's inept DJ Ivan Brackenbury, its ambitious manger, Susan Mitchell, Hospital Porter and spirit medium Ian D Montfort and over-enthusiastic hospital chaplain Father Kenny Mercer.
It's the moment that hospital manager Susan Mitchell has been waiting for: she has won the bid for Brimlington to host the Annual Regional Hospital Awards! Not only that but she has bagged a star host for the evening: Jeremy Lace (Alex Macqueen), a veteran of long-running fictional hospital drama Good Medicine. Hospital Chaplain Father Kenny and resident Radio DJ Ivan vie for the Patients Choice Awards, while Ian is forced to face conventional medicine head on.
There has been an intruder at Brimlington Hospital. Head of Hospital Security, Hillary, is given a briefing from manager Susan Mitchell, to up security - at no expense spared. Hospital radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury has an admirer, while porter and self-appointed resident psychic healer Ian gets involved in mistaken identity, and Father Kenny has a new toy.
Manager Susan Mitchell is delighted when benevolent local businessman Tony Jackson takes ill and is admitted to Brimlington Hospital. Kenny finds a kindred spirit, while porter Ian meets his nemesis. Ivan raises money to help a patient go to America for treatment, but does he have an ulterior motive?
Comedy set in a fictional hospital. Following the death of a staff member, manager Susan Mitchell wants to promote healthy living at Brimlington Hospital. She decides that the best way to do this is to hire celebrity nutritionist Tyler Watt to shake things up. The health drive hits Ivan hard, keeps Ian busy and allows Kenny to plan for the biggest gig of his career.
Manager Susan Mitchell is desperate to impress Helena Steel MP, who is coming to open the new ward at Brimlington Hospital. Father Kenny sees an opportunity to increase his audience, and hospital radio stalwart Ivan continues to find whacky ways to raise money.
Susan Mitchell decides to record a charity single to raise funds for Brimlington Hospital. Local choirmaster Neville Burle has been brought in to produce it, but Susan and Neville don't see eye to eye. Kenny prepares for his audition in the choir, Ivan gets to grips with his new studio equipment, and Ian's talents are finally recognised by the outside world.