Desperate to work with Ric in theatre Thandie exaggerated a patient's hernia condition but in theatre her deceit became evident and angered Ric who demanded a full report and a divorce. Meanwhile, anting to rebuild their friendship again Linden had Faye reassigned to AAU. Trying to keep Holly and Faye apart he asked Mark to assign Holly to Darwin but Maria couldn't assist so Linden asked her to look after Charlie - a boy with stomach pains caused by a football game - and the son of Holby midwife Joanne Caffrey. But Charlie took a turn and he was rushed to theatre where he died on the table, despite Linden's desperate efforts, from a lacerated liver. Faye and Holly were both devastated but Linden managed to comfort them both. He assured Holly that it wasn't her fault and Faye took his advice and entered the chapel to grieve for Archie.