Patsy Kensit is quitting 'Holby City'.
The 42-year-old actress, who left the role of Sadie King in 'Emmerdale' to join the medical drama, will leave the role of ward nurse Faye Byrne in September.
She told the Sun: "I have had a fantastic time playing Faye but I felt it was the right time to move on.
"I will really miss the cast and crew, but not the long hours. It has been lots of fun but very hard work. Although it can be a tough schedule at Elstree Studios, I will be very sorry to say goodbye to the fantastic team there."
Patsy's character Faye will not be killed off, leaving the possibility open for a return.
The actress is currently experiencing difficulties with her fourth husband Jeremy Healy, and is quitting the hospital drama to spend more time with him and her two children Lennon, 10 and James, 18.
Patsy's spokesman said: "They are experiencing difficulties and are trying to work things out."
Patsy has been in the BBC drama since 2007.
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