Al sees Lottie, who is very erratic and wants to be taken into care. Jimmi helps Heather look into her Uncle George's family history, though has a fit when she starts on his. Zara takes Joe to the library.
Whilst investigating a hit and run, and burglary, Rob and Howard find one of the toys stolen from Zara's. Ayesha joins Emma, Niamh and Heather for their pajama party games night where Heather has a shock announcement.
Mrs Tembe investigates when she meets a young girl who thinks she's an Angel and may be being held at the local convent against her wishes. Heather gets a shock when he ex, Phil, finds out about the baby.
An old friend of Niamh's turns up wanting to stop over, but brings her 15 year old boyfriend along too. Rob and Karen go house hunting with Barry's agent friend, though are shocked to see how young, gorgeous and female she is.
Ms Wilson turns up at the Mill with her camera. She's been complaining about the Mill for years, so Howard calls for her liaison officer. It's Sid's first day, but he talks far too much. Ayesha has a flat pack wardrobe delivered.
Niamh deals with Sylvia Blim, though is worried about her ragged appearance and bad cough. Her daughter says she's very rich and owns many businesses. Zara asks Al to look at Joe. Jimmi gets worried when he can't reach Heather.
Heston is amazed when carer David Moss begs him not to tell his visiting girlfriend Sue that his mother has just died upstairs as he fears Sue will abort her trip to an Italian cookery school if she finds out. However his efforts to prevent Sure from meeting the undertakers end in disaster and nearly split the couple up. Al is worried when he is unable to contact Jimmi but Zara is pleased when specialist Dr Michael Burnett takes her concerns over Joe seriously.
Karen pops round a friends for lunch only to find her with another man. Then her husband turns up. Al convinces Jimmi to go round to Bryn's house. Zara takes Joe to the park, and bumps into Dr Burnett and his daughter.
Howard coaxes Ayesha into representing the Mill at the local Young Carer Awards, where she meets Jackie and her carer, son Tom. Michael asks Zara a lot of personal questions at their latest session with Joe.
Sid goes to see a patient of Jimmi's who has cancer, but soon gets off on the wrong foot. Michael invites himself round to Zara's, and brings a picnic. Jimmi's back at the Mill, though he's a bit quiet and miserable.
Rob and Emma deal with Norman, who turns up at the police station with cuts on his face, saying that he's a psychopath. Howard tries to talk to Jimmi. Sid and Al are confused when they see signs of Zara being happy.
Al gets caught up and held a knife-point at the corner shop by a Muslim girl looking for happiness. Michael turns up at Zara's with a bottle of wine. Emma, Niamh and Ayesha have a wine tasting night, and end up getting drunk.
Mrs Tembe welcomes a new member to the Church refreshments committee, though she's a bit blunt in her views. Daniel returns from Australia, though he and Zara spend most of the time arguing about Joe. Rob and Karen have a declutter day.
Rob and a young PC stumble across an elderly couple who have been tricked by a conman burglar. It's games night with Emma and Niamh, and Ayesha brings out the Tarot cards. Zara and Daniel try, and fail, to have a night in without arguing.
Zara and Daniel continue to argue after she spent the night at Michael's. Sid and Karen get the brunt of her mood. Mrs Tembe does her back in when picking up a cigarette, though still insists on holding the surprise fire drill.
Al and Niamh attend a friend's wedding. The nasty 15 year old daughter of the groom, Lucy, almost ruins it though, by getting drunk, spiking the drinks of the bride's younger son, and hitching up with an older boy.
Sid joins a patient at a jujitsu class, and helps fix his shoulder when he dislocates it. Daniel and Zara try to sort out their differences at a revamped Icon Bar. Al helps Mrs Tembe when her back goes while in a toilet cubicle.
Karen visits an elderly ex neighbour, who's moving out of her care home and who introduces Karen to her long lost brother. Zara tries to get Daniel to read Michael's research. Mrs Tembe is forced into seeing a chiropractor.
Niamh sees a woman, post hysterectomy, who's trying to revive her husband's sex drive, only to find him in bed with another man. Karen and Rob's move doesn't go smoothly. Jimmi, Zara and Daniel bicker over a problem patient.
Rob and PC Dutta get some info after breaking up two fighting woman, which leads them to the 'Birdhouse' and a murder victim. Sid and Ayesha have a date at a posh restaurant. Mrs Tembe enjoys a visit to her chiropractor.
Now in her new home Karen finds the couple next door, Lily and Matt, extremely irritating with their over-friendliness and double entendres - not to mention Lily's penchant for policemen in uniform - so she is relieved to hear that they are moving soon. Meanwhile Zara requests a year off to look after Joe, facing resistance from both Howard and Daniel, whilst Ayesha and Sid get cosy.
Niamh bumps into an old friend at a conference who's dark past is about to catch up with her. Howard and Emma get lost on the way there and get stuck in a muddy field. Daniel has a go at Al about his diagnosis of Joe.
Jenny and Matthew find Adam dead after a drunken night of games. Jenny convinces Matthew, who fancies her, to hide the body, but double crosses him when the police arrive and arrest him for the murder.
Al deals with a man who suffers from premature ejaculation and doesn't want to tell his fiancée or have sex until after they're married. Howard tells Emma about the '40 day date' thing. Mrs Tembe gets embarrassed with Mr Kit.
Whilst attempting to stop the council from chopping down a tree in his garden disabled former mountaineer Edward Rourke is injured and Sid called in to treat him. Intrigued by his stories Sid is sympathetic but persuades him to move on whilst back at the surgery Zara is thwarted by the other three partners in her desire to get rid of Sid and Emma and Howard choose Niamh and Al as their confidants for the Forty Day date.
Ayesha is concerned for pregnant single mother Sandra Benton, whose recalcitrant son Wade is causing a feud with the grumpy old man next door and finally steps in to put forward a peace plan, based on painting the communal fence. Emma is guarded over the formality of the dating plan though it is Howard who is feeling less than convinced after their visit to counsellor Kate.
When policewoman Anna Brady arrests aggressive footballer Danny Holland for drink driving he pushes her to the ground and soon afterwards she is rushed to hospital, paralyzed from the waist down. An angry Jimmi lets fly at Holland though strangely it brings Anna and adoring colleague Ian closer together. Heston is appalled by Zara's treatment of Sid and decides to put in a complaint against her whilst Emma questions Howard's commitment to the dating agenda.
Whilst in church Mrs Tembe witnesses bride to be Amy Taylor being dominated by her bossy sister Zoe over Amy's impending wedding and helps Amy to stand up to her, making the happy event happy after all. For Zara however things go from bad to worse when Daniel accompanies her to Michael's presentation, only to discredit his findings, leading to Michael telling her he wished they had never met and back at the surgery she is summoned to a partners' meeting over her bullying of Sid, at which neither Jimmi nor Daniel support her.