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"Clinical nurse manager" redirects here. For the person who currently holds the position, see Jacob Masters.

The clinical nurse manager is the person in charge of the nursing staff in the emergency department of Holby General Hospital.

Tess Bateman served as the department's clinical nurse manager for around 10 years, and only gave up the position briefly to Linda Andrews in 2011 before taking it back over. She resigned from the position in 2015 and was succeeded by Rita Freeman before her resignation in August 2016.

In late August[1] Jacob Masters was offered the position and became the acting clinical nurse manager. He was given the permanent position the following month. In April of 2018 Jacob Masters resigned from the position to focus on his family after recently finding out he had a son named Blake.

List of clinical nurse managers

Name Duration
Jacob Masters 2016, 2016-2018, 2020-
Tess Bateman 2004-2011, 2011-2015
Linda Andrews 2011
Rita Freeman 2015-2016
Charlie Fairhead 1991-2001, 2002-2004, 2018-2020


  1. Events partially took place in an episode that aired in July, but took place in-universe in August.