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Charlie Fairhead

Played by Derek Thompson

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6th September 1986
Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Charlie is the lynchpin of the emergency department. He's been there since the very beginning and has always proved to be an indispensable, trustworthy and diplomatic member of the team. People look up to him, and he always tries to be there when the ED family need him.

Charlie has been through a fair few challenges during his time at the ED, not least in having to save his junkie son Louis from selling his kidney in Romania, and suffering a near-death cardiac arrest during a gang siege. But Charlie always pulls through as the beating heart of the department, and remains loyal to anyone that needs him.

Charlie Facts:

  • The mother of his child, Baz, died in a car crash.
  • Has a background in psychiatric care and has completed a trauma nursing course.
  • Charlie has a granddaughter named Megan.

Charlie Fairhead: Character trailer

Charlie is the lynchpin of the emergency department.