Zara Perkich (played by Jane Harber) is 20-something nurse and midwife at St Francis Hospital. She’s hardnosed, independent, and wary of others.
She’s an incredibly ambitious woman who wants to excel in her career. However her world is turned upside down after a fling with Jimmy Proudman throws her into motherhood.
Season four sees her undertake her biggest challenge yet as she struggles to raise Alfie under Geraldine’s roof. This, coupled with trying to find a balance between her relationship with Jimmy and her need for independence, will see Zara pushed to her limits.