Donna quits Holby!
After seven years at Holby City, nurse Donna Jackson bids farewell this week when boyfriend Kieran pops a surprise question. Having been injured recently while a war nurse, and dealing with the amputation of his leg, Kieran is being moved to a rehabilitation centre in the north. Rather than leave Donna behind, Kieran asks his girlfriend to join him and make a new start. Though Donna finds leaving mentor Ric behind, eventually she plucks up the courage to start afresh and says her final goodbyes. Elsewhere, Sahira struggles to meet Hanssen's demands when dealing with a difficult patient - but could she have a secret ally in Jac? Chrissie learns how not to alienate the nurses...
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Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix.
An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.