It's just a shame that this enthusiasm isn’t always applied to his job...Like a distracted puppy, Jez can be difficult to control in a perilous situation, much to Iain's frustration.
Ash continued his role of charge nurse until his departure.Ash returned to the ED in 2013 as a locum consultant, who was eventually given a permanent place within the hospital.Recreating a character that has moved on and changed so much is incredibly challenging and this feels like a totally new job.But to be back working with Derek Thompson, I feel like I've come home." Executive producer, Jonathan Young added; "We're thrilled to have Patrick back.The series was created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin.
It is set in the fictional Holby City Hospital, in the equally fictitious city of Holby, and features occasional crossovers of characters and plots with spin-off show Holby City.
During his original stint in the ED, Ash had friendships with Kelly Liddle (Adie Allen) and Charlie Fairhead (Thompson).
He is devastated when Kelly comitts suicide and becomes Charlie's 'right-hand man'.
It was announced that Jez would "fail to impress" Iain with his "cheeky banter and lax attitude" upon his arrival, and would struggle to replace Iain's former colleague, Dixie Dixon (Jane Hazlegrove).
Everitt had already filmed his first scenes when his casting was announced and revealed that his favourite thing to film had been a scene where he rescued a girl from falling from a cliff, "I actually felt it was a real life situation and that excited me." Of his casting, Everitt said, "I feel honoured to be joining such a successful show and look forward to bringing a different essence to a programme that's synonymous with British culture and television.
When Lisa "Duffy" Duffin (Cathy Shipton) left the hospital, Ash became the department's charge nurse.