Dr Jake Goodwin is the chief neurosurgeon at a busy city hospital. As he makes his rounds, Goodwin becomes involved in a vast array of medical cases. Problems arise when a top doctor is brought in seriously injured after a car crash, and Goodwin must deal with the doctor's own personal physician who wants to avoid a scandal. At the same time Goodwin's own son is brought in with a life threatening condition. This film was the pilot for the TV series Doctor's Hospital.