When Susan Salt meets vivacious Vale Pepper at Benjamin Hale Hospital in 1964, little does she envisage the many changes to her life. How can shy nursing cadet Susan survive the rigours of the hospital's strict and seemingly unfair regime, and the ensuing wrath from Matron and Sister Mandrake, in equal measure?
Excruciatingly embarrassing predicaments arise daily. Clandestine meetings and 'strip tease' soon become a game of 'Cat and Mouse' in the labyrinths of the hospital. Will Salt go or stay?
With binding friendship and support from each other will Salt and Pepper fit into the cruet?