Josh is now working as a motorcycle paramedic while Ash finds it difficult being senior to Kate Wilson, the new senior staff nurse who used to be a ward sister. A teenage mother is brought in after being beaten up and is revealed to have sold one of her kidneys. Her mother agrees to help her and her child break away from her violent boyfriend. Colin breaks out of a young offenders' institution and tries to convince his brother Rory to run away with him. Rory refuses but, after chasing Colin across some waste ground, he is hit by a falling girder and dies in hospital. Charlie is offered the position of contracts manager but turns it down.