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Nurse Barrington “Barry” is a nurse at a mental hospital called Northfield who appeared in Season 6 episode 6. She was portrayed by Jane Whittenshaw.

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Nurse Barrington and Dr. Patrick Turner met at Northfield after Doctor Turner suffered a nervous breakdown and was sent there to recuperate after the war where she reveals to him that everyone simply calls her Barry. They meet again several years later after Doctor Turner’s friend and colleague Sister Mary Cynthia was discharged from the Linchmere and when it became clear she still needed medical treatment Doctor Turner recommended her to the Northfield where Barry greets them warmly and asks Sister Mary Cynthia what she would liked to be called by the treatment team. Sister Mary Cynthia tells her she would liked to be called Cynthia.

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