S24 E12 (21 Nov 09) : Second Chance by Paul Mari
Tensions are running high in the emergency department as the F2s nervously await an important decision and Ruth struggles to impress Dr Sarah Evans by treating a patient alone.
With the department at full stretch treating casualties from a major fire and a car accident victim with cerebral palsy, the F2s bicker through their shift as they anxiously await the fall-out from their treatment of Amir. Adam warns them that they must continue to work as part of a team but Ruth, in particular, is reluctant to work with them and the young medics are uneasy. Could this be the end of their short careers as doctors?
Keen to impress neurological expert Dr Sarah Evans, Ruth refuses to ask for advice about the cerebral palsy patient, preferring to struggle on alone. But when the patient’s condition worsens, the vastly experienced Jordan steps in to help. Will Ruth be honest about the situation? And where exactly does her future at the hospital lie?
Meanwhile, massage parlour workers Bree and Joy are brought into Holby City hospital with burns sustained when a fire broke out in their flat. Both were making plans to escape the controlling clutches of the massage parlour owner, Tony. Bree has the help of her new boyfriend, Dave, but will it be plain sailing for the young couple?
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