“My mum’s carers went above and beyond to help her through it. I think it makes you realise what’s important in life,” Jason continued to the Mirror.
“You just need to be kind to people and understand what they might be going through.”
Playing the role of nurse David Hide in Casualty, which he has played since 2016, has certainly made him realise and appreciate the pressures NHS staff face in real life.
Speaking from his home in the Cotswolds, he added: “I might dress up as a nurse and put on my scrubs but my ultimate respect and thanks goes out to all those real nurses and doctors who have been doing such an incredible job on the front line.”