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The Screen Guide

Dr. Peter Holt is the Medical Superintendant at the small hospital on Thursday Island off the tip of Cape York. He and two other doctors must handle all the health problems of everyone in the Torres Straits. The program deals with the various cases which require the attention of the doctors, with clinics on the other islands, and with the imminent retirement of Matron McLaren, who looks after the nursing side of the hospital and the clinics.

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Crew

Director
Tristram Miall
Producer
Tristram Miall
Executive Producers
Bruce Buchanan

Cast

Doctor Peter Holt (Presenter) - Matron McLaren

Production Details

Production Completion
1980
Genre
Science, Social contemporary
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Sales

International Sales
ABC Content Sales