The winter continues, and the team at Nonnatus House welcome their newest midwife.
A schoolteacher faces the consequences of her decision. Ethan goes for his interview.
Valerie continues to push her diet on everyone, while Jimmi puts an idea to Emma.
Mrs Tembe introduces her replacement - and not everyone thinks it is a good idea.
Mrs Tembe loses her temper with an author from Botswana who has a secret.
Ruhma goes before Al and Emma to explain what happened with Besa.
Essie struggles to use her head over her heart as she gets involved with Gaskell's trial.
Karen and Valerie's lunch plans are spoilt when Mrs Tembe springs a surprise on them.
Max is confronted with his estranged wife Zoe, and Jacob's son arrives in the ED.
Daniel abandons Zara's home cooking for a night out with an old mate.
A young nurse has a truly emotional day before making a life-changing call for help.
When Besa absconds from the hostel, Ruhma fears for her safety and that of baby Tamanna.
Sacha struggles to judge whether his patient can be trusted.
Jimmi finds himself under siege, while Ruhma is feeling the pressure.
Rob starts to investigate Ruhma's connection to Besa, while Emma says farewell to Sid.
Connie takes matters into her own hands, while Dylan struggles to keep things together.
As events spiral out of control, Ruhma struggles to protect Besa.
Al reveals the real reason he has been volunteering for evening shifts.
Al offers to cover the evening shift for the second day in a row.
A popular prisoner takes Ric under his wing, but Ric begins to question whom he can trust.
Emma is left disappointed when Sid makes an announcement.
The team care for their patients during the big freeze, the worst winter in living memory.
Connie struggles to keep her secret.
Morven finds herself torn between her past and her future on Christmas Eve.
Ruhma feels the strain with Besa. Barry is humiliated in front of The Mill staff.
Daniel cannot wait to get involved with the Christmas plans.
A last-minute testimony is heard as the case comes to a close.
Dominic is determined to push Meena to the limit.
Zara has a revelation about the murder case. Emma plays counsellor to a PIP assessor.
Jimmi helps to recruit some reluctant singers for Sid's Christmas venture.
Elle has a shock in store for Jacob.
Zara starts to wonder just who she can trust. Why is Ruhma behaving strangely?
The resolve of the Holby family is put to the test when a face from the past arrives.
Zara makes a difficult decision for the good of her family.
Zara confronts Daniel for not supporting her. Rob tries to bond with a new dad.
Al makes plans for Eve. Sid looks for a new project.