"Night Runners" is the third episode of the first series of Casualty. It was preceded by "Hide and Seek" and followed by "Jump Start". The episode was directed by Antonia Bird and written by Matthew Bardsley.
As Baz arrives late into the department, she first has to certify the death of a young girl.
It's football day – Holby versus Tottenham. A 16-year-old boy is picked up, wrongly accused of attacking a policeman. He is discharged from the hospital, where he later returns with his deranged father – it turns out he attacked the policeman and his son. He threatens staff with a Stanley knife.
Tuesday, a young woman, is brought in by her boyfriend, Steve. She has appendicitis and needs an operation – but she is a Christian Scientist and refuses to sign the consent form. Megan asks the staff to pray for her, and miraculously her pain is cured.
Baz has a new boyfriend, Charles, who has taken her out to dinner, after ringing her many times at work, he appears at the hospital and tries to kiss her in a cubicle – she is not happy after a stressful shift.