Young Doctors follows seven first and second-year junior doctors as they leave their training behind to start work on the wards at John Hunter Hospital. Cameras are there every tentative step of the way as they tackle everything from first day nerves through to their first professional placement. What happens when they are left in charge of saving lives? They are all in their 20s and all will have someone's life in their hands. As newly qualified enthusiastic professionals, the juniors are stepping into something the public has an admiration for- being a doctor, but how will they cope?