Benjamin "Ben" Chiltern, known by his nickname "Lofty", is a staff nurse who works on the AAU of Holby City Hospital in May 2017. He initially worked in the hospital's emergency department from 2014 to 2016.
Later in the episode “The way we are” the strength of his relationship with Dom is tested after a ghost from Doms past comes back to haunt him but their relationship holds.
His relationship is tested once more with Dominic Copeland’s hepatitis C diagnosis but it continues to hold strong.
In the episode “Two for joy” Dom and Lofty propose to each other and are now engaged to be married.
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