Michael told Chrissie that her face bandage had caused an infection and would have to be uncovered or laser surgery wouldn't work. Chrissie gets asked out on a date by a hospital executive but she later found out that he only did it to pity her. Chrissie tells Mark that she's leaving Holby and Mark persuaded her to take a cheque for £25,000 which she'd received from Stuart which she agreed to do. Michael tried to convince Connie that there was nothing between him and Donna. Elsewhere, Maria gave Sam the good news that his sepsis had cleared. Sam tells Maria he just wanted them to be friends. Later Maria accepted his invitation to watch a DVD that evening with Donna.