‘Conflict of Interest’ : Mickie wakes up in Donna’s bed and soon comes to terms with their lesbian tryst, but Donna is uncomfortable. Later, Donna tells Mickie that last night meant nothing and cannot happen again, but she does not want to lose her as a friend. Mickie tries to hide her feelings; she makes her excuses and leaves – clearly hurt.
Connie and Zubin cross swords over a patient after Connie agrees to undertake her risky operation. Zubin is not sure about the feasibility of the operation and becomes cynical about Connie’s motives when he finds out the patient’s husband works for the hospital trust. The operation is unsuccessful, but when Zubin witnesses Connie’s distress, he apologises; their relationship remains intact and the patient’s husband still promises to put in a good word for Zubin’s department.
Mubbs is initially given the cold shoulder by Connie, but after a traumatic day, she propositions him for sex and invites him to her place.
Sean Blowers (London’s Burning) makes a guest appearance as a patient admitted with stomach pains after having a liposuction operation abroad.
Written by Julia Wall
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