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'''Noel Garcia''' (born 1970/1971)<ref>http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03hnpnq; In the episode "[[Hearts and Flowers]]" which aired on 13 February 2016 and took place on 14 February 2016, Noel is stated to be 45 in a newspaper report. This makes his date of birth either 1970 or 1971.</ref> is a the [[Reception|reception]] manager in the [[Emergency Department]] of [[Holby City Hospital]]. He joined the department in 2008.
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'''Noel Garcia''' (born 1970/1971){{citeep|30|23}} is a the [[Reception|reception]] manager in the [[Emergency Department]] of [[Holby City Hospital]]. He joined the department in 2008.
   
 
Noel is the practical joker of the bunch. Very much a people person, he gets frustrated when people don't take him or his job seriously. He's incredibly unlucky in life and love, but full of optimism.
 
Noel is the practical joker of the bunch. Very much a people person, he gets frustrated when people don't take him or his job seriously. He's incredibly unlucky in life and love, but full of optimism.
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Throughout his time in the ED, Noel has made friends with many of the staff including [[MacKenzie "Big Mac" Chalker|Big Mac]]. Although he is the reception manager, he has a very relaxed approach to his role in the department.
 
Throughout his time in the ED, Noel has made friends with many of the staff including [[MacKenzie "Big Mac" Chalker|Big Mac]]. Although he is the reception manager, he has a very relaxed approach to his role in the department.
   
In January 2016 in the morning after a night shift, Noel was attacked whilst walking home through the park with Big Mac. The attacker, [[Mercedes Christie]], was attempting to pay off her debt and saw Noel on his phone and tried to take it. However, things soon got out of hand and Noel was left unconscious and seriously injured. Meanwhile, Big Mac cowardly hid in the toilets. Back at the ED, Noel was treated but Big Mac had frequent encounters with the attacker when she arrived at the ED. Eventually, Big Mac paid her the money she wanted, £70, so that she wouldn't expose him to his colleagues as a coward. Noel was left under the impression that Big Mac had been a hero and saved him.
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In January 2016 in the morning after a night shift, Noel was attacked whilst walking home through the park with Big Mac. The attacker, [[Mercedes Christie]], was attempting to pay off her debt and saw Noel on his phone and tried to take it. However, things soon got out of hand and Noel was left unconscious and seriously injured. Meanwhile, Big Mac cowardly hid in the toilets. Back at the ED, Noel was treated but Big Mac had frequent encounters with the attacker when she arrived at the ED. Eventually, Big Mac paid her the money she wanted, £70, so that she wouldn't expose him to his colleagues as a coward. Noel was left under the impression that Big Mac had been a hero and saved him.{{citeep|30|20}}
   
 
Over the following months, Big Mac found himself in an awkward situation when Mercedes was forcing him to steal drugs from the hospital. Eventually, he became addicted himself and began stealing more and he eventually confessed to Noel. Just a while after, Mac left the department after a short ordeal during which Charlie was temporarily suspended.
 
Over the following months, Big Mac found himself in an awkward situation when Mercedes was forcing him to steal drugs from the hospital. Eventually, he became addicted himself and began stealing more and he eventually confessed to Noel. Just a while after, Mac left the department after a short ordeal during which Charlie was temporarily suspended.
   
In August 2016, Noel was helping Max and Louise to set up Charlie's 30th anniversary party. After a helicopter crashed outside the ED, [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin|Duffy]] put Noel in charge of clearing the patients out of the hospital in the evacuation.
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In August 2016, Noel was helping Max and Louise to set up Charlie's 30th anniversary party. After a helicopter crashed outside the ED, [[Lisa "Duffy" Duffin|Duffy]] put Noel in charge of clearing the patients out of the hospital in the evacuation.{{citeep|31|01}}
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In November, Noel was left feeling useless after [[Elle Gardner|Elle]] brought in a new electronic check-in system. However, during the shift he was able to help an elderly patient unlock a case which he'd had with him for a long time, but was never able to open it.{{citeep|31|13}}
 
==Personal life==
 
==Personal life==
 
Noel's father is [[David Garcia]]. Noel's daughter Honey started work as a barista in the ED in October 2014 at which point he didn't know she was his daughter.
 
Noel's father is [[David Garcia]]. Noel's daughter Honey started work as a barista in the ED in October 2014 at which point he didn't know she was his daughter.
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*Noel used to live with Big Mac, who was his best friend in the department before he left.
 
*Noel used to live with Big Mac, who was his best friend in the department before he left.
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
[[Tony Marshall]] portrays Noel on ''[[Casualty]].''
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[[Tony Marshall]] currently portrays Noel on ''[[Casualty]]''. He made his first appearance on the show in January 2008, and is currently the show's third-longest running current character.
 
===Appearances===
 
===Appearances===
 
:''See also: [[Character appearances]].''
 
:''See also: [[Character appearances]].''
Noel made his first appearance in the episode "[[Broken Homes]]".
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Noel made his first appearance in the [[series 22]] episode "[[Broken Homes]]".
 
==References==
 
==References==
<references></references>
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{{reflist}}
 
{{Current Staff}}
 
{{Current Staff}}
 
{{Nav-Noel}}
 
{{Nav-Noel}}

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Noel Garcia (born 1970/1971)[1] is a the reception manager in the Emergency Department of Holby City Hospital. He joined the department in 2008.

Noel is the practical joker of the bunch. Very much a people person, he gets frustrated when people don't take him or his job seriously. He's incredibly unlucky in life and love, but full of optimism.

Early life

In the early 1990s, Noel became a father to Honey Wright but only became aware of this in 2014.

Time in the Emergency Department (2008-)

Throughout his time in the ED, Noel has made friends with many of the staff including Big Mac. Although he is the reception manager, he has a very relaxed approach to his role in the department.

In January 2016 in the morning after a night shift, Noel was attacked whilst walking home through the park with Big Mac. The attacker, Mercedes Christie, was attempting to pay off her debt and saw Noel on his phone and tried to take it. However, things soon got out of hand and Noel was left unconscious and seriously injured. Meanwhile, Big Mac cowardly hid in the toilets. Back at the ED, Noel was treated but Big Mac had frequent encounters with the attacker when she arrived at the ED. Eventually, Big Mac paid her the money she wanted, £70, so that she wouldn't expose him to his colleagues as a coward. Noel was left under the impression that Big Mac had been a hero and saved him.[2]

Over the following months, Big Mac found himself in an awkward situation when Mercedes was forcing him to steal drugs from the hospital. Eventually, he became addicted himself and began stealing more and he eventually confessed to Noel. Just a while after, Mac left the department after a short ordeal during which Charlie was temporarily suspended.

In August 2016, Noel was helping Max and Louise to set up Charlie's 30th anniversary party. After a helicopter crashed outside the ED, Duffy put Noel in charge of clearing the patients out of the hospital in the evacuation.[3]

In November, Noel was left feeling useless after Elle brought in a new electronic check-in system. However, during the shift he was able to help an elderly patient unlock a case which he'd had with him for a long time, but was never able to open it.[4]

Personal life

Noel's father is David Garcia. Noel's daughter Honey started work as a barista in the ED in October 2014 at which point he didn't know she was his daughter.

Trivia

  • He takes his role as the 'face' of the ED very seriously.
  • He's an avid collector of action figures.
  • Noel used to live with Big Mac, who was his best friend in the department before he left.

Behind the scenes

Tony Marshall currently portrays Noel on Casualty. He made his first appearance on the show in January 2008, and is currently the show's third-longest running current character.

Appearances

See also: Character appearances.

Noel made his first appearance in the series 22 episode "Broken Homes".

References

  1. "Hearts and Flowers" (S30, E23)
  2. "Shame" (S30, E20)
  3. "Too Old for This Shift" (S31, E01)
  4. "Not in Holby Anymore" (S31, E13)
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