Benjamin "Ben" Chiltern, known by his nickname "Lofty", is a nurse who worked in the emergency department of Holby City Hospital from 2014 to 2016 for just over two years. He started working at the ED in March 2014 as a band 5,[1] before being promoted following an interview in January 2016.[2] He left the department in 2016[3] following complications following an incident where an agency nurse received a fatal shock from a defibrillator.[4][5]


  1. "Survivor's Guilt" (S28, E28)
  2. "Black Alert" (S30, E19)
  3. "High Tide" (S30, E27)
  4. "Fatal Error - Part One" (S30, E25)
  5. "Fatal Error - Part Two" (S30, E26)