S8 E22

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Episode Summary

Ric will be away from the hospital again and asks Jac to keep him in the loop. A chef, Carlo is brought in with abdomen pains. He needs a valve operation. As his pain increases, Nick wants to operate but Jac is concerned it may put extra pressure on his weak heart. Jac accuses Nick of using the operation to impress Connie so he can work back in cardio. However, when Jac threatens to tell Ric, Nick blackmails her into keeping quiet by letting her assist in the operation.

Elsewhere, Connie is annoyed with [ID 1598]Sam[/ID] when he questions her diagnosis of a patient, Kevin. He thinks Kevin has an aortic problem and orders an ultrasound behind her back. Connie bans Sam from theatre however it looks as if his diagnosis is correct. But Connie doesn’t completely back down and warns him never to talk back to her again.

Meanwhile, Kyla’s leadership skills are tested when she has a run-in with first Chrissie and then a hungover Donna who arrives late and then doesn’t pull her weight on shift – but Lola is impressed with the way Kyla handles herself.

Two choir singing sisters, Prudence and Faith are in AAU and argue over jealousy. Prudence has a fractured arm whilst Faith has a head injury.

After last week’s stabbing, [ID 1535]Matt[/ID] is mentioned to be in a stable condition.

Episode Summary

Jac is furious with Nick when he operates on one of Ric’s patients against Ric’s wishes. Jac accuses Nick of using the operation to impress Connie so he can work back in cardio. However, when Jac threatens to tell Ric, Nick blackmails her into keeping quiet.

Elsewhere, Connie is annoyed with [ID 1598]Sam[/ID] when he questions her diagnosis of a patient.

Meanwhile, Kyla’s leadership skills are tested when she has a run-in with first Chrissie and then Donna – but Lola is impressed with the way Kyla handles herself.

Patients

* Kevin Gilbert – aorta problem.

* Carlo – ulcer and valve operation.

* Prudence – fractured wrist.

* Faith – head injury.

Notable Facts

* ‘You’re so vain’ by Carly Simon plays in Nick’s car at the beginning of the episode.

* Kyla is annoyed that she is working on AAU and has not been told, ‘I’ve been shunted around like I’m on a gameshow’ she tells Chrissie, angrily.

* After Jac’s accusations, Nick tells her ‘I didn’t come back to Holby to play second fiddle to Ric Griffin’.

* Trying to cheer up a patient’s daughter, Sam jokes with her ‘I go for looks every day of the week – I’m a bad boy!’

* ‘You sent Donna on a mission? – good luck!’ Lola jokes to Kyla, after she has just sent Donna on an errand.

* Sam tells Joseph ‘For once in your life stop being so anal!’

* ‘Do you want me to have a go?’ asks Joseph in theatre. ‘It’s not a computer game!’ replies Sam.

* Nick claims ‘I’m the only one who knows the real Jac Naylor!’

* Angered at Sam’s latest backchat, Connie says ‘Don’t ever talk to me like that again or the closest you’ll get to a theatre is a box office!’

* Nick gets his comeupance buy using Ric’s car parking space – it’s been clamped.

UK Viewing Figures

7.11m

Screencaps : S8 E22

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