Duffy nervously attends her biopsy, but is told to come back for a cone biopsy. Charlie tries to reassure her. Julian tries to keep a low profile with Sandra at the hospital, in case of gossip, she mistakes it for him ignoring her. Charlie tells Jenny and Norma off for getting pizzas delivered to reception, but upsets Norma when he realises she wasn’t involved. Maxine finds a lingering tramp, Betty, stealing from the department and throws her out.
At a Jewish ceremony, old fusspot, Sam Kelvin, collapses from angina. He is given the all clear, but as him and his wife, Leah, wait to go home in reception, Leah collapses and suffers an aortic aneurysm. The team are unable to save her in CRASH. Sam is distraught, Norma tries to comfort him with the fact that at least she died quickly, and not dragged on, referring to her mother.
On a field trip, black teenager, Ben, has a fight with another student, Matt, in the river, and then runs off down a cave, after being refused a relationship with his teacher, Sharlene. Down a cave, he falls unconscious after overdosing on pills. In A&E, he tells Ash it wasn’t suicide, but the severe pain of his sickle-cell anemia condition.
An unpleasant man, Adam, goes round to his wife, Catherine’s house, who he’s separated from, and doubles up in pain from an asthma attack. Adam tells Maxine he is allergic to penicillin, unable to tell anyone she writes it on his clipboard notes. Rob and Sandra set up his IV drip, but Rob is called away just as he is about to administer the penicillin, he leaves a protesting Sandra to do it – who is not allowed to, but she goes ahead. Later Adam becomes unconscious, but is saved in time. He threatens to sue for negligence, until his wife says if he does, she’ll report on him for assaulting her. But Sandra faces an internal investigation.