ABC has released first pictures of its upcoming medical drama, Pulse.
Inspired by a true story of a transplant patient who became a doctor, the series stars Claire van der Boom (Sisters of War).
Created by Kris Wyld, Michael Miller and Mel Hill, this is described as a high stakes drama set in and around the transplant unit of a busy Western Suburbs teaching hospital. When successful high-flier Frankie Bell (Claire van der Boom) is brought crashing to earth by chronic kidney failure she targets an alternate future. Eight years on she is in her second year as a practising doctor starting her first day in a Renal rotation. Driven to use her second chance to save others, Frankie must confront an ailing health system, and face her toughest challenge – learning to let go.
Produced by Clandestine TV and Beyond Entertainment, it also features Andrea Demetriades (Janet King), Owen Teale (Game of Thrones), Liam McIntyre (Spartacus: War of the Damned), Arka Das (Top of The Lake), Pallavi Sharda (Lion), Blessing Mokgohloa (Hunters), Susie Porter (Seven Types of Ambiguity), Dalip Sondhi, Penny Cook (A Country Practice) and Renee Lim (Please Like Me).
It premieres 8:30pm Thursday July 20 on ABC.