Benjamin "Ben" Chiltern, known by his nickname "Lofty", is a senior staff nurse who started working on the Keller Ward of Holby City Hospital in May 2017. He initially worked in the hospital's emergency department from 2014 to 2016.
Behind the scenes
Lee Mead initially portrayed Lofty on Casualty from 2014 to 2016. He will return to the role on Holby City in 2017. Mead announced on Twitter that he is "likely to be around end of may".