Hospital Props & Forensics Equipment for The Bay


The first series of brand-new drama “The Bay” recently concluded on ITV. The six-part crime drama, which was set in the coastal town of Morecambe, follows Detective Sergeant Lisa Armstrong who has been assigned to a case investigating the disappearance of two missing children.


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As the Family Liaison Officer, Lisa is there to support the Meredith family through their ordeal, but she soon realises she has a personal connection with the case that could jeopardise everything.

Medical Hire were delighted to be asked to supply medical props for filming of the dramatic new series and provided a wide range of equipment for various scenes throughout the film schedule.

For scenes where main suspect, Nick, was badly injured and rushed to hospital, Medical Hire provided a wide range of hospital props and equipment.

To furnish the set, the team supplied general ward electrical and manual beds plus mattresses, a full range of bedding, patient and visitor chairs, bedside cabinets, disposable curtains, and other fixtures and fittings.

For scenes where Nick was being treated for his injuries, Medical Hire provided a drip stand, fluid bags and a giving set, surgical gowns, aprons, latex gloves, and a host of accessories and consumables.

Medical Hire also supplied a wide range of forensics equipment for scenes where the crime officers were collecting evidence and carrying out their investigations. The team provided crime scene disaster suits, a range of evidence collection kits, evidence collection bags, sterile paper, and a variety of other accessories.

Throughout the series, viewers see Nick’s wheelchair-bound mother, Sue, who he lives with and cares for. For filming of the scenes involving Sue, Medical Hire supplied several mobility products including an electric wheelchair. Enabling the actress to practise manoeuvring the wheelchair ready for filming, Medical Hire delivered it in advance and provided guidance on how to use it safely.

The full series of The Bay is available to view on the ITV Hub.

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