Ayesha visits an OAP who's having trouble with her decorator and keeps dolls in her garden for the Night Children living there. After Heston gives him an ultimatum, Jimmi and Daniel go and see Anthony.
Zara gets really drunk when her and Daniel's party goes from bad to worse, what with their neighbour scratching their wooden floor, none of her posh friends turning up, and the chef serving some horrible food.
Sid visits an OAP who's manic dog attacks the TV repair man. Daniel and Anthony play golf with one of the Kings Green partners. Heston's getting bored with his new healthy lifestyle, and gets a shock from Ruhma.
Mrs Tembe is feeling down at Kings Green, and has to deal with a lot of badly tempered staff and patients. Emma sees pregnant Rhiannon Davis, but gets some shock news about her from Ruhma. Ayesha has a suggestion for Sid.
Al, Sid and Jimmi go to quiz night at the Icon, where Jimmi moans about Anthony. Zara and Daniel go to dinner at Anthony and Trish's. Heston entertains a passionate old flame, an evening which gets interrupted by her jealous younger lover.
Zara sees a man with insomnia who'd rather sleep and dream of his dead wife. Heston, Jimmi, and Emma all voice their concerns about the merger to Daniel. Karen wants to foster a Treehouse kid, much to Rob's shock.
Daniel sees an old lecturer friend and his new, very young, very pregnant girlfriend. Heston and Ruhma visit the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Emma speaks to social worker Jane about Rhiannon and her first baby.
Heston returns to the Mill. Valerie's worried about Mrs Tembe's return and whilst getting cake for her bumps into a woman in a motorised mobility scooter who says she's Shirley Bassey. Rhiannon returns for a check up.
Sid sees a girl who's asthma is getting worse, as her parents are divorcing. Al uses Zara and Daniel's house for an interview with Letherbridge Life magazine. Mrs Tembe wants to introduce a paperless system at the Mill.
Sid's attempt at making curry for Emma and Ayesha doesn't quite go to plan. Jimmi deals with Alec, who has punched his foster carer. Karen drags Rob to a Foster Care evening. Ruhma asks her kids about moving in with Heston.
Karen discovers that child-like Ray, who turns up with bleeding feet, is listed as missing. Mrs Tembe has a rough first day as Practice Manager. Emma and Ruhma visit Rhiannon who thinks she's having contractions.
Emma, Ruhma and Rob attend a Child Protection Case Conference with, among others, Rhiannon, Paul and Social Worker Jane.There are major differences of opinion though, on Rhiannon's suitability to keep her baby.
The partners are surprised by Mrs Tembe's suggestions at her first partners meeting. Out shopping for a dress, Ayesha gets involved with a fur protester. Jane is still determined to remove Rhiannon and Paul's baby.
Rob gives evidence at the Treehouse trial though gets into trouble when the defendant absconds. Karen and Valerie are unhappy at the new work Mrs Tembe dumps on them. Jane takes Rhiannon's baby into temporary care.
A homeless hostel closes putting the likes of Cam and Shazia on the street. Schizophrenic Cam has a job interview which goes horribly wrong. Al begins his walk to Lichfield, but soon ends up in a pub where he saves the landlady's life.
Pregnant Shazia tells journalist Tommy how she became homeless. Al wangles his way into a Bollywood class to get some food, and spends the night in a bed store. Shazia ends up at St Phils with severe pains.
The Mill opens up its doors to the homeless, much to Daniel's shock when he sees Dave. Karen helps Al out after he loses his boots, wallet and with his mobile dead. Tommy's found dead in the river. Shazia is rushed into hospital.
Zara tries to help Andrew from becoming homeless, after his mum dies and he's evicted from their home. Dave, Shazia and Cam find a new squat. Al convinces Kirsty to sing at Lichfield Cathedral, and visits the home of Erasmus Darwin.
It's Saturday morning, and after a stag night, Sid finds himself at the Mill, naked and wearing a mask. Unfortunately Valerie and Karen are in, doing a job for Mrs Tembe, with Daniel soon to arrive as well.
At St Phils, Rob and his partner Simon guard rogue cop Daisy Murray after an arson attack, but is she safe? A tired and pressured Mrs Tembe makes a decision regarding the self service check in machine.
Emma deals with recently widowed friend PC Talbot and accusations made against him by bereaved Mrs Gunn. Jimmi has dinner with Mrs Tembe and hears her very noisy student neighbours. Karen and Rob attend a foster meeting.
Al gives a talk at the University, and deals with a randy lecturer who's talking legal highs to 'get down' with the kids. Heston talks to Shak about his plans for Ramadan, and Ruhma about her planned fast.
Heston goes to court to defend his old friend and dementia patient George, who's being tried for stabbing a man. Mrs Tembe asks Valerie to help publicise the upcoming charity fair. Daniel and Ruhma have a barney.
Ayesha sees Jenna, who's looking after her sister following a severe car accident, and who won't leave the house. Al unveils a new patient feedback machine, complete with silly noises. Daniel and Ruhma make peace.
Emma deals with boring Martha Bates who's awaiting her test results and is having problems looking after her student niece. Zara tries to interest Mrs Tembe in moving. Ruhma visits Rhiannon, Paul and the baby.
Mrs Tembe faces a dilemma when it turns out that the new cancer research facility has been funded with dirty money, and the opening is beset by aggressive picketing students. The security detail is also heavy handed, much to Barry's alarm.
Emma deals with a case of police bullying between PC Dave and his probationer Kate. Then Emma gets called to a personal and shocking infant death. Al tries to 'help' Mrs Tembe sell her house the easy way.
Rhiannon, Paul and Emma deal with the death of baby Nicholas. Rob pulls Emma off the case as he and Jane think she's too close. Heston learns all about Ramadan as he joins Ruhma and the kids in their fasting.
Rob interviews Rhiannon and Paul about their baby's death and both stick to the claim that Rhiannon tripped and dropped him. But after Paul has gone Rhiannon changes her story. Zara and Daniel entertain Ruhma and Heston for dinner but Zara's attitude does not make for the best of evenings and Emma is still finding it hard to accept recent events.
Valerie sets out to track down Alice Haslett, a fellow cancer sufferer whose advice on her Internet site was inspirational, only to find that she has died and her son is carrying on her work. Meanwhile Rob interviews Ruhma and Emma regarding Rhiannon and Paul's conflicting statements, after which Jane points out to Emma that they will both be scrutinized at the inquest.
As the staff fends off inquisitive journalists Emma learns the results of the post mortem on baby Nicholas, which proves that one of his parents was lying and causes her to doubt her professional judgement. Mrs Tembe is grateful to Valerie for offering to organize her Summer Fayre for her and is thus shocked when Daniel tells her that financial constraints mean that the receptionist must go.