Fredrik Holby City


Fredrik

When an emotive case is brought in, Hanssen warns Malick to keep his professional distance. Meanwhile, Chrissie struggles to cope with treatment on her own.


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A good leader should give credit where credit is due.

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Did she not alert you to the possibility that self-harm

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was the cause of the ulcer quite early on in the day?

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I, er, backed my own judgment.

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Well, in the end, that's what we all have to do.

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Chrissie Williams.

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'When they called my name out earlier...'

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Suddenly you start thinking of all the worst-case scenarios.

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Hey, none of that. What happened to that bolshie

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and incredibly rude women I met this morning?

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Fredrick's partner is expecting a baby.

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You're going to be a grandfather.

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I didn't do it. I'm still pregnant.

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But if it's not what you want, then you are under no obligation.

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Obligation?! I want this baby, I have ALWAYS wanted this baby.

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Right.

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Fredrik needs you. Take this chance, please, it's not too late.

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PHONE RINGS

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Hanssen.

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Oh, yes, send him in, please. Thank you.

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Look at all these toys, Daniel. Here we are. It's so cool here!

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Wow, look who it is! Who's a big boy, then?

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First day at nursery! You excited?

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DANIEL MUTTERS Beautiful boy.

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Everything OK? Yeah, absolutely fine.

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Listen, if you ever want me to bring him in

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or give you a lift anywhere, you will say, won't you?

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I'm very happy to... Sacha, please.

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OK, yes, I understand. Space...

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Right, shall we swing? Hey...shall we do a swing?

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BOTH: One...two...three!

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Again? Ready? One...two...three!

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Now, listen. Mummy's got to go to work now.

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When you finish, Mummy's going to take you for ice-cream.

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(Yeah? Good boy. I love you.)

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That's it, give me Monkey.

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You know where we're going to go now, don't you? Ready?

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Look, I've had time to consider, Mr Hanssen, and I get it,

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I really do...

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PHONE RINGS

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Actually, I'm sorry, do you mind if I take this?

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Jake. Look, I'm in a meeting...

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I've told you before, this phone is for emergencies only.

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Well, if there's no milk, you need to go and buy some.

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Speak to you later.

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HE LAUGHS

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Sorry about that, Mr Hanssen, Jake thinks he's all grown up

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but goes on like a three-year-old half the time.

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You know what kids are like, right?

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Bottom line, I know where I went wrong...

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In simple terms, you are asking for

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more responsibility while showing a worrying incapacity to deal

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with the responsibilities you already have.

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But I've learned from my mistake...

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My concerns are not confined to your performance as clinical skills lead,

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but also to your historical inability to stick to the rules,

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your frequent over-identification with patients

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and inability to step back from your emotions.

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So, what...?

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I-I'm finished here? Not necessarily, no.

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If you would be prepared to work closely with me

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for the foreseeable future - observe and be observed -

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then I will be able to determine

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whether you have indeed learned your lesson and moved on...or not.

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Entirely up to you.

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Has Jac said anything to you about the baby? Nope.

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AUTOMATED VOICE: Doors opening, lift going down.

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All my no-doubt clumsy attempts to raise the subject have

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felt rather unwelcome.

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Yeah, I know the feeling. I just want to reach out, be supportive.

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It must be a terribly worrying time for Jac.

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I'm not worried. Jac... Hey!

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But you lot whispering in corners is really beginning to wind me up.

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OK, give them a break. They just

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want to know how you - how WE - want to play this.

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Losing the nauseating "poor you" looks of sympathy

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would be a good start. Then, tell them that.

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Jac, I'm sorry, I really didn't mean to upset you...

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I'm not upset. That's the whole point.

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This baby has a 50% chance of survival,

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the possibility of growing up with minimal complications -

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it's not all doom and gloom... Yes, of course.

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And no, Ms Effanga, I am not in denial.

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But until the birth, there's no way of knowing

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what we're up against, so I'd rather think positive

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than stress endlessly over worst-case scenarios.

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If that's OK with you two? Got it.

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Couldn't agree more. Thank you.

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SHE SIGHS

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'You have reached Chantelle Lane's phone.

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'Please leave a message after the tone.'

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You were better than I thought.

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At what? Sex.

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Thanks, erm, but...maybe we could keep the sex thing to ourselves?

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Stamina's your problem. I could help you work on that today if you'd like?

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That's what I like to hear, Dr March.

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Helping a colleague to achieve excellence.

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Just what I've been discussing with Mr Malick.

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We have a 12-year-old waiting in the lobby.

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Intermittent abdo pains. Why isn't he on Paeds?

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No room. So they bounced him here.

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There's nothing wrong with me! Dad, tell them!

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Josh, you need to calm down.

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As you can see, he's not very happy about it.

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Anyway, I'm off to St James's for the day,

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so I'll leave him in your capable hands.

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I'm not staying, I'm not! All right, shh-shh-shh.

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Mr Spence... Have a nice day!

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HE WHISTLES Hey, blondie! Over here!

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I just love the smell of chemo in the morning.

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You're looking pretty good, girl, considering...

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Yeah, great. I feel fine.

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Mind you, radiotherapy's a breeze compared to chemo.

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At least you won't end up with a pair of shrivelled gonads

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and a failing manhood.

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What's up? Come on, you can tell Uncle Tim.

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It's my little boy's first day at nursery.

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So? He's a big boy now.

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Sacha had to take him in. I had this burning pain.

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I didn't want Daniel to see me.

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You were just protecting the little lad. Being brave.

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I didn't feel like I was being brave.

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Felt like...like I was losing him, like everything is changing.

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Look, your cells have gone AWOL,

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you're having treatment to deal with it -

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that's the only thing that's different.

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You see, you get it, but not everyone does,

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especially Sacha. Sometimes the way he looks at me...

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Hmm, it's called "the cancer stare" in the trade.

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I know this sounds awful, but I could punch him!

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Great. Use that anger. How?

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By fighting to stay positive, 24/7.

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Getting stuck in at work, taking the lead.

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Showing everyone what a little bit of sunshine you are!

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Now, look on the bright side.

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At least you'll lose a bit of weight meantime.

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Save a fortune on the lipo bill.

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Come here, princess...

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HE LAUGHS You daft thing.

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They're just going to look you over. And if you're fine... I am!

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Well, then, we'll go, OK?

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We can watch the footie on telly...

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pizza, game of FIFA, how's that sound, eh?

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Good lad.

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Glad to see things have calmed down.

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Yeah, sorry about earlier. Josh isn't too keen on hospitals.

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I got that impression.

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So, can you tell me what happened? It doesn't even hurt now.

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He had football practice, got a ball in the stomach

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and has been in pain off and on all night.

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There's nothing wrong with me!

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Would you be quiet and let your father speak?

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I need to understand what the problem is.

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Josh... JOSH COUGHS

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You said we could go. Not yet, Josh...

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So you were lying?

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Joshie... JOSH GROANS

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Get back into bed, come on.

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Right, I need FBC, Us & Es, LFTs and an abdominal ultrasound, please.

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No, Dad, please. It's OK. Just calm down, yeah? We'll sort this.

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He's got cystic fibrosis. Ah, I see.

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Could I have a word outside, please? (Yeah.)

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I'm not staying!

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Hey, little man. Stay cool, yeah?

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It's going to be OK, mate.

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We don't know that, do we?

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He's not your "mate", he's your patient.

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Of course, I'm sorry, I got it.

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These just came through from St James's. Thank you.

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Really sorry about that. Josh is a lovely boy but he's had a hard time.

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Two long hospital stays already this year.

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Chest infection and bowel procedures, I see.

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He's 12, he's growing up, he wants to be like the other lads.

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Well, we'll do some tests and take a view.

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Surgery's a big deal for kids with CF...

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Yes, I am aware of the various issues.

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So you'll avoid it, if at all possible?

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Of course.

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We will do what is best for your son. Excuse me, if you please.

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Tamsin Chalmers, 28, collapsed in the street, palpitations.

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Shortness of breath. Pulse 90, BP 100/65.

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She's still pretty out of it.

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Actually, Miss Naylor, can you take this?

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I got a call for a potential transplant for you, Mo.

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Yes, fine. Bed three, please. Cheers.

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They're waiting for your call. Ta.

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Here's the baby. Oh, OK.

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Erm, can you find somewhere to put that?

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Eh, where exactly?

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There's a cardboard box in my office.

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It's not a tortoise! Normal bloods and an ECG, please.

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Hello.

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Push fluids and keep him as comfortable as you can.

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Couple of hours for our Mr Mortimer, I'd say.

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Joshua Pryce's test results. Thank you very much.

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What do you know about CF, Dr March?

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Is this a test? All patients are learning opportunities.

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Cystic fibrosis is a genetic, chronic disease

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that affects the lungs and digestive system.

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Thick mucus production results in life-threatening

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lung infections, obstructs the pancreas

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and stops natural enzymes from helping the body absorb food.

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Prognosis? As yet incurable. Median life expectancy, approximately 40.

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Very impressive, Dr March.

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No wonder the boy's all over the place.

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My heart goes out to him, you know.

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Over-identifying with his plight won't affect his outcome, I'm afraid.

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Our job today is purely to focus on his spleen.

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Your thoughts? Grade one splenic injury. Currently low level.

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I suggest we keep him in then take a view.

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I mean, minor splenic injuries often heal themselves spontaneously.

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Especially in children. But as you can see, his spleen is enlarged,

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which gives him an increased risk of rupture.

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But without a spleen, his immunity will be severely compromised.

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And without surgery, he might die today.

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Mr Hanssen, you heard his dad.

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He wants us to avoid surgery if at all possible.

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The kid's terrified, and I don't blame him...

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Clear-cut, rational decision-making, Mr Malick,

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without emotion overruling medical judgement.

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At all times.

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Morning, Mrs Withers. How are you today?

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Morning, gorgeous.

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If I was ten years younger, you wouldn't stand a chance.

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I want to see a proper doctor - now!

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You're just going to have to wait your turn.

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This is an acute ward with REAL emergencies.

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I am an emergency, you cheeky Irish cow! My leg's killing me!

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Hey, hey, hey, keep the noise down, please, there are sick people here.

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Yeah, and I'm one of them!

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You can't use that here. You can't use that in here...

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Get your hands off!

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It better not be broken.

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Your wife is such a trooper.

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Work takes her mind off things.

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I would've gone home and cried to Mummy.

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Yeah, but, then, you are a bit of a wuss.

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# Won't you take me to funky town

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# Won't you take me to funky town

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# Won't you take me to funky town... #

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You're a natural, Maconie.

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PHONE RINGS Can you get that? I don't want to wake her up.

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BABY STIRS Shh-shh-shh. It's OK.

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Nurse Maconie's phone.

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Fleur?

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Yeah. Uh-huh, OK, I'll pass that on.

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"Fleur" needs you to call her as soon as poss.

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OK, man, it's not what you think.

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You dark horse. Spill!

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When we got the CDH diagnosis, they...

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Shh-shh.

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They encouraged us to get involved with other parents,

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so I put us down for some baby classes.

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Fleur's the co-ordinator. So...

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BABY MOANS Aww. Aww, hello.

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So it's a group for parents with complications?

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Oh, no. Just general classes. But they kind of encourage you

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to build up a support network before the birth...

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And Jac was cool with that?

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She said she'd think about it. Well, you better hurry up

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and make your minds up, cos Fleur's had a cancellation.

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For this afternoon. Oh.

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I know this isn't what you wanted to hear,

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but we should proceed with the safest option for your son.

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Josh can't afford to lose his spleen,

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he finds it hard enough to fight off infection as it is.

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He's on 40 tablets a day, twice daily physio,

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two different inhalers, nebulisers - that's just to stand still!

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Mr Pryce... Surgery can badly damage lung function. Of course, but...

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That damage is irreversible...

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I'm sorry. There is no perfect solution.

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On the positive side, Joshua is currently stable enough

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for the procedure to be performed laparascopically,

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which has a much lower risk of infection.

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He's been through so much already, please...

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There must be something else, medication, anything...

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We could just observe him over time?

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Wait to see if the spleen could heal itself.

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But as Mr Hanssen just explained,

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that would be the far riskier option in Joshua's case.

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Saw you with Tim earlier.

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Yeah he's having some chemo, thought I'd say hi.

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He seems very keen on you, very...touchy-feely.

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You know he's gay? Yeah.

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So what are you saying?

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Nothing.

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Ah, bed seven, thanks.

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The drama queen is demanding your presence.

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Needs help to sit up in bed and I won't do, apparently.

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Has me down as a bog Irish numpty.

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Tell her I'm coming.

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I know I said I'd give you space, but you shouldn't be lifting patients.

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I mean, you could barely lift Daniel this morning.

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Well, I'm fine now.

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Everything OK? Apparently.

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She knows you're here. If she needs you.

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No! I told you!

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They said there's no way round it... I don't care!

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We just have to do the right thing. I don't believe you!

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Josh, what is this? I want Mum!

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That's not possible, you know that.

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No, I don't. You're a liar!

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Josh, I know this isn't what we said we wanted...

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No, I want Mum! Josh, Josh...

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JOSH COUGHS

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Get back into bed. No!

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You need to calm down, young man. We're trying to help you.

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You don't care what I want! Josh, please.

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And neither do you! Of course I do. Then, get Mum!

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HE CRIES WITH PAIN

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Hey, it's OK... Right, we'll need more bloods and a scan, please. Excuse me.

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I just want to explain... Forgive me, I have other patients to see.

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How's her mum doing? She's in AF.

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Needs 300mg of Amioderone stat,

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and 900mg over 12 hours' heparin infusion.

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And can you book an echo ASAP? I need to rule out mitral regurgitation.

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What are you still doing with that?

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No relatives as yet. I really don't think she likes me very much.

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Maybe you're just not doing it right.

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Mo said I was a natural. She was lying.

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Well, I'm sure there's a lot we both need to learn.

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I'm fine, thanks.

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In fact, you know the classes we were talking about?

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A space has come up. I didn't think you were being serious.

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Yeah, this afternoon, in fact...

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I thought we could take it as our break.

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I am not standing around talking about piles, heartburn

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and nursery decor with a bunch of fat, brain-dead housewives.

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We're going to need support, more than most people.

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Everybody does them, Jac.

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Since when do I care what everyone else does?

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Nothing wrong with just giving them a try. I said no.

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Why? Because our baby's different?

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No, because I don't need help.

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But if you want to waste your time chit-chatting

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to neurotic yummy mummies about the benefits

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of perineal massage, then feel free.

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BP 160/100.

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She's got swelling and tenderness in her right upper thigh...

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Excuse me? I am here, you know.

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Miss Peters, this is Mr Griffin. He's our senior consultant.

0:18:050:18:09

Oh, a doctor. Finally!

0:18:090:18:11

Sorry for the wait.

0:18:110:18:12

Going private next time. It's unbelievable in here.

0:18:120:18:15

Right. Shall we take a look?

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I'm going on holiday in a couple of days.

0:18:210:18:23

Do you mind if I examine the leg?

0:18:230:18:26

Ow! Oh, my God...

0:18:260:18:28

The leg is clearly inflamed... and warm in the thigh area.

0:18:280:18:33

Yeah, and it's getting worse.

0:18:330:18:35

Can't go on the beach with a bum like an orang-utan, can I?

0:18:350:18:37

PAGER BEEPS Excuse me.

0:18:370:18:40

I'm afraid I'm going to have to deal with this. I'm in agony here!

0:18:410:18:44

This is an emergency. What's this, then?

0:18:440:18:46

Got this pulse in my leg and it's throbbing like mad.

0:18:460:18:49

If you leave me any longer, I might need an amputation.

0:18:490:18:51

I'll find you another doctor.

0:18:510:18:54

My dad pays taxes for this rubbish!

0:18:540:18:56

Clearly old-fashioned charm.

0:18:560:18:58

Don't worry, I can handle her.

0:18:580:19:00

Chrissie, you don't have to be superwoman.

0:19:000:19:03

If it gets too much, yell, OK?

0:19:030:19:04

I see the bleeding has increased.

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Yeah, but only marginally.

0:19:080:19:10

Yes, but... Thank you.

0:19:100:19:12

If we don't act now, we'll forfeit the opportunity

0:19:120:19:15

to do this laparoscopically. We need to make him a priority.

0:19:150:19:18

Some people get way more than their fair share of bad luck.

0:19:180:19:21

If Jake had CF, I don't know what I'd do.

0:19:210:19:23

Mr Malick, that is your personal life, this is your professional one.

0:19:230:19:26

Yes, of course. I'll, uh... rearrange the theatre list.

0:19:280:19:32

Thank you.

0:19:330:19:34

X-ray are expecting her now, thank you.

0:19:360:19:40

What's the deal? Just checking there are no abnormalities

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in the heart structure. But I reckon she'll be fine.

0:19:430:19:45

Jonny, this is getting ridiculous.

0:19:450:19:47

There's a relative due any minute.

0:19:470:19:49

I really need you to get up to speed on this transplant case.

0:19:490:19:51

But... I'll take it.

0:19:510:19:53

Are you sure? Yeah, if she doesn't shut up,

0:19:550:19:57

I'll just stick her out on the fire escape.

0:19:570:19:59

That was a joke. I'm perfectly capable! You can go!

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BABY STIRS

0:20:100:20:11

No, no, don't start, there'll be trouble.

0:20:110:20:13

Mr Hanssen?

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I was just looking for your father.

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He's gone to sign some forms.

0:20:300:20:32

All right, I'll go and look for him.

0:20:320:20:34

No. Wait.

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It's from my mum.

0:20:410:20:42

I really don't see what it... I need you to call her.

0:20:450:20:49

She's been writing me letters. Dad hid them.

0:20:490:20:53

He doesn't know that I've found them.

0:20:530:20:54

Well, I suggest you tell him.

0:20:540:20:56

But he lied! He said Mum didn't care.

0:20:560:20:59

But I know she does.

0:20:590:21:01

This is between you and your father.

0:21:030:21:05

I need to see her in case I die.

0:21:050:21:07

We're going to take very good care of you.

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Just tell her she has to come. Dad won't.

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The number's on the letter.

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It wouldn't be correct, I'm afraid.

0:21:200:21:22

Speak to your father.

0:21:250:21:27

Bet you're loving this. Not often a bloke like you gets your hands between a girl's legs.

0:21:320:21:36

You have an infection on your upper inner right thigh.

0:21:360:21:38

Any idea what from?

0:21:380:21:40

I wanted a thigh gap for Marbella. Excuse me?

0:21:400:21:44

You know? A neat little gap between your thighs,

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even when your knees are touching. Like Cara Delevingne?

0:21:460:21:49

Good, and that matters because?

0:21:490:21:52

Sorry to interrupt... Any time.

0:21:520:21:53

You're needed in theatre, Mr Levy. Thank you. Oooof.

0:21:530:21:57

Can't I have HIM? He'd get it. No.

0:21:580:22:01

You've got a mean face. You know that?

0:22:010:22:03

So, what you are trying to tell us is that you've had lipo?

0:22:030:22:06

Is that it? Don't look at me like that.

0:22:060:22:08

You trying to tell me you ain't had no work done?

0:22:080:22:10

We're going to start you on IV antibiotics and fluids.

0:22:100:22:14

Take it from there.

0:22:140:22:15

I'm going to swap you with Mary-Claire. She's a nightmare.

0:22:180:22:21

I'm more than capable...

0:22:210:22:23

Darling, I'm not saying you are not capable...

0:22:230:22:25

Sacha, please. You said you wouldn't do this.

0:22:250:22:27

PHONE RINGS

0:22:270:22:28

It's the nursery. ..Hello?

0:22:300:22:33

Mr Hanssen, there's a theatre available in an hour.

0:22:390:22:42

Shall I start getting Joshua prepped? Yes, that would...

0:22:420:22:45

Mr Malick, your son's on the phone.

0:22:450:22:47

I'll call him back. He's locked himself out. Tough!

0:22:470:22:49

I can only apologise, Mr Hanssen, the boy's an idiot.

0:22:500:22:53

He doesn't take after me, if that's what you're thinking.

0:22:530:22:56

It must have been difficult meeting Jake, as a grown man...

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becoming a...family.

0:22:590:23:02

Yeah. But we're getting there, it's fine.

0:23:020:23:04

You see, I find that hard to believe. I promise you, Mr Hanssen,

0:23:060:23:09

whatever's going on at home... I can deal with it.

0:23:090:23:11

And I'll never let it affect my work.

0:23:110:23:13

But how does it feel?

0:23:130:23:14

Feel? Taking a complete stranger into your life?

0:23:160:23:19

Well...

0:23:190:23:20

I never, ever thought I'd be a dad, so...

0:23:210:23:24

it was weird at first.

0:23:240:23:26

Still don't know what I'm doing half the time.

0:23:270:23:29

But I don't regret it.

0:23:310:23:33

He's my flesh and blood and I... I love him.

0:23:330:23:36

I see.

0:23:380:23:40

Oh, Sacha, how could you? Daniel was distraught.

0:23:400:23:44

Chrissie, I'm so sorry.

0:23:440:23:46

I don't know how this happened.

0:23:460:23:49

I mean, he had Monkey when he got out of the car.

0:23:490:23:52

He gave him to me, whilst we were...swinging.

0:23:520:23:55

And I just must've forgotten to give it back to him.

0:23:550:23:58

You knew how important this was.

0:23:580:23:59

Every child had to bring a special toy,

0:23:590:24:02

and Daniel was the only one without anything.

0:24:020:24:04

Chrissie, what can I say?

0:24:040:24:06

You go on and on about being there for me, supporting me...

0:24:060:24:10

And a simple thing that I ask you to do - you can't.

0:24:100:24:13

PHONE RINGS

0:24:180:24:20

HE COUGHS

0:24:410:24:43

Oh, hurry up, please! I hate needles!

0:24:490:24:51

Ow! You clumsy cow!

0:24:520:24:54

I'll get it this time... Oh, no, you won't.

0:24:540:24:57

I'm going to make an official complaint about you!

0:24:590:25:01

Using me like a pin cushion.

0:25:010:25:04

And my tummy's killing me.

0:25:040:25:05

What seems to be the problem here?

0:25:060:25:08

You're the only decent person in this dump.

0:25:080:25:10

I believe you're due a break, Sister Williams? Thank you.

0:25:100:25:14

As Mr Levy is still in theatre,

0:25:140:25:16

would you like me to examine you?

0:25:160:25:18

Yes, please. You've got lovely hands.

0:25:180:25:21

Oh, I took a message for you.

0:25:290:25:32

CHRISSIE SIGHS

0:25:320:25:33

All right, I'm going to go on my break.

0:25:350:25:37

Call me if anyone needs me. Sure.

0:25:370:25:39

Where's she off to?

0:25:450:25:47

Oh, she went to meet a guy.

0:25:470:25:49

Tim, I think his name was.

0:25:490:25:51

Where's she got to? Thought we'd be guided

0:26:070:26:10

by the sweet smell of baby vomit.

0:26:100:26:12

Or high-decibel screaming from the fire escape.

0:26:120:26:15

Jac or the baby? Both.

0:26:150:26:16

Told you the box was a good idea.

0:26:260:26:27

Joshie?

0:26:320:26:33

Josh?

0:26:470:26:48

Help me, someone!

0:26:510:26:54

Josh!

0:26:540:26:56

MAJA'S ANSWERPHONE MESSAGE IN SWEDISH

0:27:040:27:07

Oh, yes, hello, Maja. This is Henrik. I wonder if...

0:27:100:27:12

Mr Hanssen, it's Joshua!

0:27:120:27:14

You're going to be OK. There's no need to worry.

0:27:190:27:22

I don't...want you here.

0:27:220:27:24

I saw the letter, Josh. Why didn't you tell me?

0:27:240:27:27

Why did you hide them?

0:27:270:27:29

Right, let's put him under, please.

0:27:290:27:31

No, I need to wait. She's coming.

0:27:310:27:34

What? That's out of the question now, I'm afraid.

0:27:340:27:37

Go ahead, he'll be fine. No!

0:27:370:27:39

WOMAN: OK, he's my son, you have to let me see him!

0:27:390:27:43

Josh! Joshie! Mum! Oh, hello, darling.

0:27:430:27:46

Don't you know how dangerous this is?

0:27:470:27:49

We're aware of his vulnerability, yes.

0:27:490:27:51

Until I know this operation is

0:27:510:27:52

absolutely necessary, you're not going anywhere near him!

0:27:520:27:55

Hi.

0:27:590:28:01

Got you this, thought you might be hungry.

0:28:010:28:03

Thanks. Hey...what's happened to my warrior princess?

0:28:030:28:08

This is going to sound so stupid. Try me.

0:28:100:28:12

Sacha forgot to give Daniel this toy monkey,

0:28:140:28:17

and he needed it for nursery.

0:28:170:28:18

I'd never have done that.

0:28:190:28:21

And it got me thinking about how things might be if I'm not around.

0:28:210:28:24

You're going to be there, girl.

0:28:240:28:26

There's a chance I might not be.

0:28:260:28:28

But there's also amazing odds that you will.

0:28:280:28:30

And that's something you've got to hold on to.

0:28:300:28:33

You're one of the lucky ones.

0:28:340:28:36

I'm sorry, I'm so caught up talking about myself,

0:28:380:28:40

I forgot to ask, how was the chemo?

0:28:400:28:42

Just had my last session.

0:28:420:28:43

Really? Hmm. And?

0:28:440:28:46

Yeah, you know, the doctor's pleased

0:28:460:28:49

and it's all looking pretty positive.

0:28:490:28:52

What do you want me to do?

0:28:520:28:53

Prance around the car park singing I Will Survive?

0:28:530:28:56

Oh, Tim, I'm thrilled for you, that's brilliant news.

0:28:560:28:59

You are amazing. Do you know that? No, I'm not.

0:28:590:29:03

You are to me. Look at you. You're fit and well,

0:29:030:29:07

you've come out the other side and you're still smiling.

0:29:070:29:09

In the words of the immortal Freddie Mercury...

0:29:090:29:12

"The show must go on."

0:29:120:29:14

No matter what.

0:29:140:29:16

I was bullied into a making a decision before, and my son nearly died.

0:29:180:29:21

I will not let that happen again! Unless we act now, Joshua could be

0:29:210:29:25

facing open surgery, which would be far more dangerous for him.

0:29:250:29:27

So we need your consent NOW, please.

0:29:270:29:30

You've already got mine. Surely that's enough?

0:29:300:29:32

Not any more. She walked out on us.

0:29:320:29:34

No phone message. No explanation. Nothing.

0:29:340:29:37

Surely she loses the right... I don't make the rules, Mr Pryce.

0:29:370:29:40

That's why I hid the letters. I didn't want her involved in his life.

0:29:400:29:43

You hid the letters? I was just trying to protect my son. OUR son!

0:29:430:29:46

I won't let you do this, Ellen! You can't stop me!

0:29:460:29:49

His name's not even on the birth certificate.

0:29:490:29:51

We were separated at the time of his birth. Never married.

0:29:510:29:53

And when you walked out that door, you forfeited any right

0:29:530:29:56

to call yourself Josh's mother! I was ill!

0:29:560:29:58

I spent eight months in a psychiatric hospital.

0:30:000:30:03

So, now you can go on your world trip.

0:30:060:30:09

Where you going first?

0:30:090:30:10

I thought maybe Venezuela. Suitably exotic for an old queen like me.

0:30:100:30:15

Here, have a look at this - Angel Falls.

0:30:150:30:19

Isn't that magnificent? Over 3,000 feet high.

0:30:210:30:25

Wow... You know, when I was having my chemo,

0:30:250:30:28

I used to dream about standing underneath that,

0:30:280:30:31

buck naked, with the water rushing and pounding,

0:30:310:30:35

cleaning away all my troubles. Sounds perfect.

0:30:350:30:38

Unless I drown, of course, because I'm a rubbish swimmer...

0:30:380:30:41

I could come and be your personal lifeguard.

0:30:410:30:43

Hey, you'd look good in a Baywatch one-piece.

0:30:430:30:45

I mean it. When I'm better, I could come and join you.

0:30:450:30:48

See?

0:30:480:30:50

You said, "When I'm better," instead of "if".

0:30:500:30:54

That's a big step. It's all down to you.

0:30:540:30:57

Ah, get out of it. I'm like Mary Poppins, me.

0:30:580:31:01

Fly in. Do me magic. Fly out again.

0:31:010:31:04

Thank you. Ah, you're welcome.

0:31:060:31:08

I'll see you in Venezuela, kiddo.

0:31:090:31:11

I mean it. I'm going to get there. I know you are.

0:31:120:31:15

Come here.

0:31:170:31:18

Can you just keep it down, please! I'm not leaving Joshie! You didn't

0:31:290:31:32

care about leaving him before. He cried himself to sleep for months!

0:31:320:31:35

I wasn't being rational, I had severe clinical depression.

0:31:350:31:38

What, and you're all better now? The doctors are happy with my progress,

0:31:380:31:41

and, yes, I'm ready to be a mother again.

0:31:410:31:43

By denying him the treatment he needs?! Sounds completely sane to me!

0:31:430:31:46

You want Joshua to hear you both fighting? I just want her to go so

0:31:460:31:49

we can give him what he needs. You're angry, I understand that.

0:31:490:31:51

Well, what do you expect?

0:31:510:31:52

You walk back in here, putting my son's life at risk,

0:31:520:31:55

when I'm the one that's been protecting him,

0:31:550:31:57

caring for him, day in, day out.

0:31:570:31:59

You're obviously not fit to be his mother.

0:31:590:32:01

Declan... No. No, no, I'm calling my lawyer.

0:32:010:32:04

All good? Mm-hm.

0:32:080:32:10

Going to call you the baby whisperer from now on. Huh.

0:32:100:32:12

Ooh. Jac? You OK?

0:32:140:32:15

Get Elliot - now! No, no, no, wait.

0:32:150:32:18

I think it just kicked.

0:32:180:32:20

HE SIGHS WITH RELIEF

0:32:210:32:23

Do you mind if I... If you must.

0:32:240:32:26

There's nothing.

0:32:320:32:34

Here, wait.

0:32:340:32:35

There. You feel it?

0:32:370:32:38

Yeah... I can feel it.

0:32:420:32:44

OK.

0:32:450:32:46

He's still stable. Yeah, no thanks to her.

0:32:490:32:52

I just don't see why she gets to call all the shots. It's insane.

0:32:540:32:57

We have to proceed within the strict guidelines surrounding

0:32:580:33:01

parental responsibility. Which are?

0:33:010:33:03

To enable a discussion aimed at reaching consensus.

0:33:030:33:06

That didn't work.

0:33:060:33:07

Without consent, we can only give emergency treatment that is

0:33:070:33:10

essential to preserve life or to prevent serious deterioration.

0:33:100:33:14

Move too soon and you risk a lawsuit.

0:33:150:33:17

Prevaricate too long and you risk losing your patient.

0:33:170:33:20

Those are the rules that every consultant has to abide by.

0:33:200:33:24

The question is -

0:33:240:33:26

are you capable of being that man?

0:33:260:33:28

It's so weird. I feel like John Hurt in Alien.

0:33:310:33:34

Let's hope our baby chooses a more conventional route out.

0:33:340:33:38

It's getting real now.

0:33:390:33:41

Is that...OK?

0:33:420:33:44

No. It's terrifying.

0:33:440:33:45

I'm sorry I hassled you about those classes.

0:33:470:33:50

Last thing we need is a room full of young smug mums

0:33:500:33:54

waving their perfect baby-scan photos in our faces.

0:33:540:33:58

I'll tell her to forget it. No, don't.

0:33:590:34:01

I want us to do everything normal parents do.

0:34:020:34:05

And if that means going to your stupid baby classes, then...

0:34:050:34:08

we'll do that too.

0:34:080:34:09

You shouldn't have left me.

0:34:120:34:15

My thoughts were all mixed up.

0:34:150:34:16

I didn't think I was good enough to be your mum any more.

0:34:180:34:21

I thought you hated me.

0:34:210:34:22

Oh, Joshie...

0:34:240:34:27

I've always loved you, more than anything.

0:34:270:34:29

And now I'm better...I promise I'll never, ever leave you again.

0:34:300:34:33

I don't want to die, Mum.

0:34:350:34:37

That's not going to happen. I'm taking care of you now.

0:34:400:34:43

A word, if I may?

0:34:450:34:47

I have just received a call from Mr Pryce's lawyer,

0:34:570:34:59

who is investigating your mental health history.

0:34:590:35:02

I felt it my duty to warn you that if any question arises

0:35:020:35:05

over your competency, Mr Pryce will regain full rights over consent.

0:35:050:35:09

I'm expecting a call from your psychiatrist,

0:35:100:35:12

and that should clarify matters.

0:35:120:35:14

We have to go. Where?

0:35:220:35:24

To another hospital. For a second opinion.

0:35:240:35:27

I don't trust these doctors. But you can stop them.

0:35:270:35:31

They can pretend you're sicker than you are.

0:35:320:35:34

And they can say that I'm still not thinking straight.

0:35:340:35:38

Then it'll be out of my hands. OK, let's go.

0:35:380:35:41

But they won't want us to leave...

0:35:410:35:43

(so we have be very quiet, yeah?)

0:35:430:35:45

Right, Mr Samuels needs to be taken up for X-ray ASAP,

0:35:510:35:55

and when you've transferred Mr Martin, could you change

0:35:550:35:57

Ms Azir's dressings for me... and then do the drugs round.

0:35:570:36:00

I'll do the diva's obs.

0:36:000:36:03

Good luck!

0:36:030:36:04

Hiya. Where did you get to?

0:36:060:36:09

I just needed some fresh air. Oh.

0:36:090:36:10

Had a boob job in 2011. Could have gone bigger.

0:36:150:36:18

Some people prefer the beach ball effect,

0:36:180:36:20

but I like 'em pert and perky.

0:36:200:36:22

They both have their merits.

0:36:220:36:24

Could hardly see the scars. Look, I'll show you... Better not.

0:36:240:36:27

Had a chin implant last year, and I'm saving up for an eye lift.

0:36:270:36:31

How old are you? 21. But you've got to make the best of yourself.

0:36:310:36:35

Damage is already done by the time you get to your age.

0:36:350:36:37

Right.

0:36:370:36:39

Look, it's getting worse, isn't it? Like, it's really feeling hot now.

0:36:400:36:45

I am a little concerned, yeah. We'll be back in a minute.

0:36:450:36:48

I'll order a leg ultrasound,

0:36:500:36:51

but to be honest, I think we better get Sacha.

0:36:510:36:54

I'll call him. OK, thanks.

0:36:540:36:55

Ms Spencer was discharged after treatment, as stated.

0:37:000:37:03

She is not considered a risk to herself or others

0:37:030:37:05

and her psychiatrist has no concerns over her competency.

0:37:050:37:09

So what now? Take a look. The bleed is getting worse.

0:37:090:37:12

I would suggest that the point of "serious deterioration"

0:37:120:37:15

has been reached. I'll review the fluids.

0:37:150:37:17

Double-check the scan again...

0:37:180:37:20

Joshua's gone!

0:37:250:37:26

Mum? I don't think I can do this any more.

0:37:300:37:33

Not much further.

0:37:330:37:34

HE WHEEZES

0:37:340:37:36

I'm sorry... No, no, it's OK.

0:37:390:37:40

Josh! Joshie?!

0:37:420:37:44

Josh! Hang on, baby!

0:37:440:37:47

SIREN BLARES Help! Help me, someone! Please help!

0:37:470:37:51

Oh... Nothing's working, is it? Where's the nice doctor gone?

0:37:540:37:58

Owwww!

0:37:580:38:00

You need to calm down. I want my mum!

0:38:000:38:02

I know you do. She's on her way.

0:38:020:38:04

We've called her, it just took us a while to locate her.

0:38:040:38:06

She was having a spray tan for Marbella.

0:38:060:38:08

I told her not to rush it, but I wish I didn't now.

0:38:080:38:11

I can't breathe. Ric, I'm really concerned.

0:38:110:38:14

Her leg is much more swollen, hot to touch

0:38:140:38:16

and she's complaining of chest pains.

0:38:160:38:19

Do you think it could be a pulmonary embolism?

0:38:190:38:21

Looks like there is a clot.

0:38:220:38:23

Could be an iliofemoral blockage.

0:38:230:38:26

Get someone from Darwin down here now.

0:38:260:38:28

And let's get her started on heparin and warfarin.

0:38:280:38:31

We're going to need an echo,

0:38:310:38:33

high resolution CT scan and a D-dimer test.

0:38:330:38:35

Am I dying?!

0:38:350:38:37

You have a clot. We're going to try and dissolve it with medication.

0:38:370:38:40

A clot? Oh, my God, it's going to kill me, isn't it? No. No, it's not.

0:38:400:38:44

You're going to stay positive, keep calm and listen to me.

0:38:440:38:47

Josh...Joshie. Josh, please... What the hell have you done?!

0:38:490:38:54

You stupid woman, you could have killed him.

0:38:560:38:59

At the very least, you've put him at further risk.

0:38:590:39:02

We will have to perform open surgery now.

0:39:020:39:04

No, please... Stay away from him.

0:39:040:39:06

I'm in charge now. I think we all just need to calm down a bit.

0:39:060:39:09

You've turned your son's relatively stable condition into

0:39:090:39:12

a medical emergency. But I'm his mother! Well, start acting like one,

0:39:120:39:15

would you?! Mr Hanssen, I think the woman is in shock.

0:39:150:39:17

What if you're wrong? What if he dies?!

0:39:170:39:20

Without surgery he'll die anyway.

0:39:200:39:22

And with your history of mental illness, do you think any court

0:39:220:39:24

would support your judgment over mine? Let's get him into theatre.

0:39:240:39:28

He's in good hands, OK? Come this way.

0:39:300:39:33

Oh... Look, you sure you still want to do this?

0:39:390:39:44

No, but it's a bit late now, isn't it?

0:39:440:39:45

You must be Jac! Congratulations!

0:39:450:39:48

On what? The baby.

0:39:480:39:50

Oh, yeah. That. Such an exciting time, your first pregnancy.

0:39:500:39:55

I've got four. Why?

0:39:550:39:57

Always wanted a big family. Going for five, actually.

0:39:570:40:00

You are aware that multiple births greatly increase

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the risk of pelvic-organ collapse?

0:40:030:40:05

I'd quit while you're ahead. Better get a mat.

0:40:050:40:08

Right, everyone, if you could just either grab a ball

0:40:110:40:14

or a mat and find a space.

0:40:140:40:15

I feel like I'm back at school. I hated school.

0:40:150:40:18

Well, I was all for not coming, remember?

0:40:180:40:19

Lovely. So we're going to start with some simple relaxation exercises.

0:40:240:40:28

Sit up straight, put your hands on your belly...

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and just feel it rise and fall as you inhale through your nose.

0:40:320:40:36

Jonny, if you just want to kneel behind Jac. Right.

0:40:410:40:47

Supporting her back. That's it, like that. Right.

0:40:470:40:50

This'll be interesting.

0:40:540:40:56

I don't think I've seen you relax a single day since we met.

0:40:560:40:59

Oh! (Stop pushing me!)

0:41:010:41:03

I just want to ask one thing.

0:41:070:41:09

That you treat Joshua with the same care that you would your own son.

0:41:090:41:12

Mr Hanssen...you OK?

0:41:180:41:20

Uh, yes, I'm fine. I'll be with you in a moment. Take him in.

0:41:240:41:27

Ms Spencer?

0:41:290:41:30

If you loved your son...

0:41:340:41:35

..why did you walk away?

0:41:360:41:38

I thought I was too damaged.

0:41:380:41:40

Running away felt like the only solution.

0:41:410:41:44

Mr Hanssen, the team's ready.

0:41:440:41:46

CHLOE: No-one's telling me the truth in here!

0:41:540:41:57

CHLOE SOBS

0:41:580:42:00

Sorry, Sister Williams, she just went mental.

0:42:020:42:05

I looked up pulmonary embolism on my phone.

0:42:050:42:08

It's like a death sentence. Surprised she could spell it.

0:42:080:42:11

That's simply not true. Nobody's said you had a PE.

0:42:110:42:13

We are only sending you to Darwin as a precaution.

0:42:130:42:15

What's Darwin? It's our cardiothoracic ward.

0:42:150:42:18

Cardio... They think I'm going to have a heart attack?

0:42:180:42:22

No, no, your medication is working, you are going to be fine.

0:42:220:42:24

But my heart's banging. Yeah, that's because you're being hysterical.

0:42:240:42:28

No, it's real. Please, please, help me...

0:42:280:42:30

Chloe, listen, you have to stop this now. You're making yourself ill.

0:42:300:42:34

SHE HYPERVENTILATES Chrissie, you OK? You saying I'm faking it?

0:42:340:42:39

No, I'm not.

0:42:390:42:40

Cos you have no idea what it's like to be this sick!

0:42:400:42:43

Actually, she does, she's got cancer!

0:42:430:42:45

Cancer?! Oh, my God, I'm so sorry.

0:42:480:42:52

Chrissie...

0:42:520:42:54

FAINTLY: OK. I just need some fresh air...

0:42:540:42:56

Chrissie!

0:42:580:43:01

Get Mr Levy!

0:43:010:43:02

It's Chrissie!

0:43:060:43:07

Chrissie? Chrissie!

0:43:170:43:20

That's it, that's it. Chrissie, can you hear me?

0:43:200:43:23

Thank you.

0:43:230:43:24

Scalpel, please. ..Thank you.

0:43:280:43:31

So, making midline incision...

0:43:320:43:34

Mr Hanssen?

0:43:450:43:46

Mr Malick, you've been observing all day, perhaps you'd care to lead?

0:43:510:43:56

Of course. I'd be happy to.

0:43:570:43:59

When baby's head is delivered, you then pull downwards on baby's head,

0:44:020:44:05

like this...to deliver the shoulders and the body.

0:44:050:44:08

No. You'd wait for the head to turn naturally.

0:44:080:44:11

I have done this demonstration many times...

0:44:110:44:14

And I've delivered real, live infants.

0:44:140:44:16

And it's "THE baby", by the way.

0:44:160:44:18

We feel "baby" sounds more friendly, intimate.

0:44:180:44:21

Or patronising. Depending on your point of view.

0:44:210:44:24

When the head has turned, it'll be looking sideways again.

0:44:240:44:28

This is called restitution.

0:44:280:44:30

Only then do you pull downwards and deliver the shoulders and body.

0:44:300:44:34

Thank you, Jac, for that clarification.

0:44:340:44:36

I'm sure the class are very grateful.

0:44:360:44:38

Oh, unless the baby's head gets stuck, of course,

0:44:380:44:41

then you're looking at an episiotomy, which is just...

0:44:410:44:43

It's a nightmare, isn't it. (Ouch.)

0:44:430:44:46

What happened?

0:45:000:45:01

You're exhausted and you collapsed.

0:45:040:45:06

Go on then, say it. You told me so.

0:45:080:45:12

Chrissie...I've let you down.

0:45:150:45:17

Oh, Sacha, neither of us have done this before.

0:45:190:45:22

No. You were right. I've been self-centred and...weak,

0:45:220:45:30

and useless.

0:45:300:45:31

And it is because I'm so scared I'm going to lose you.

0:45:310:45:34

I've got to get to the nursery. No. I said I'd pick Daniel up, I promised.

0:45:420:45:45

You're not well enough. You're not well enough, I'll go. Sacha, please,

0:45:450:45:48

I've got to go this time. You know that's not a good idea.

0:45:480:45:50

OK? You need to rest.

0:45:500:45:53

That's it. (OK. OK.)

0:45:570:46:01

PHONE RINGS

0:46:040:46:06

RINGING CONTINUES

0:46:100:46:12

OK. Scissors.

0:46:160:46:17

Cutting the lienorenal ligament.

0:46:210:46:23

Delivering the spleen.

0:46:330:46:35

OK, people, let's close it up.

0:46:430:46:46

You actually only need an extra 200 calories a day.

0:46:490:46:52

Eating for two is a myth.

0:46:520:46:54

Pile on the pounds and you increase the risk of diabetes,

0:46:540:46:57

high blood pressure and premature birth.

0:46:570:47:00

Right, if we can just gather round and form a circle.

0:47:010:47:04

On the balls, on the floor. Whatever's comfortable.

0:47:060:47:09

So this final session is called Question Time.

0:47:110:47:14

It's really a chance to ask about anything

0:47:140:47:17

that might be troubling you.

0:47:170:47:18

It's a quiet and confidential space here.

0:47:180:47:21

Sometimes people have issues with sex in pregnancy.

0:47:210:47:24

It can feel like rather a taboo subject.

0:47:240:47:27

Oh, we don't actually have sex.

0:47:290:47:30

It won't harm the baby, Jac, if that's what's concerning you?

0:47:300:47:33

Oh, no, no. It's not an issue.

0:47:330:47:35

He's not my partner. Just the biological father.

0:47:350:47:37

The operation went as well as it could have.

0:47:450:47:48

Joshua's going to be fine.

0:47:480:47:49

THEY GASP

0:47:490:47:51

SHE SOBS

0:47:510:47:52

I thought she was working all day?

0:48:030:48:05

Erm, I think you should speak to Mr Levy.

0:48:050:48:08

Is there a problem?

0:48:080:48:10

Tim, I'm sorry, can I have a word, please? Thanks.

0:48:100:48:13

My wife has been admitted as a patient.

0:48:250:48:29

She collapsed on the ward.

0:48:290:48:31

Oh, no, poor Chrissie. I'm so sorry.

0:48:310:48:34

Tim, look...

0:48:340:48:35

I know you mean well, OK, but...

0:48:370:48:39

I'm afraid you've just made things worse.

0:48:390:48:41

Encouraging her to push herself like a lunatic.

0:48:410:48:43

Hang on, it wasn't like that. What was it like, then?

0:48:430:48:46

We just talked! She was upset about Daniel not having Monkey,

0:48:460:48:51

she got a bit teary...

0:48:510:48:53

So she told you what an appalling father I am?

0:48:530:48:55

She was worried about Daniel not having his mum around.

0:48:560:48:59

What, that I only ever let him down?

0:48:590:49:02

Look, all I tried to do was to get her to focus on the positive.

0:49:020:49:07

I know what it's like to have dark days! The thing is...

0:49:070:49:10

..you're at the end of your heroic journey to recovery,

0:49:110:49:14

which is great, OK? Chrissie still has a very long way to go.

0:49:140:49:18

Sacha... Look, you have known this woman for five minutes.

0:49:190:49:23

I'm her husband.

0:49:230:49:25

I know exactly what she needs - she needs peace and quiet

0:49:260:49:28

and the love of her family, OK?

0:49:280:49:30

So I think it's best if you stay away.

0:49:310:49:33

Fine. Fine.

0:49:370:49:39

Can you just make sure she gets this?

0:49:490:49:50

Please?

0:49:520:49:53

I know you think I'm a terrible person for walking out on my son.

0:50:160:50:19

I'm not in a position to judge you for that.

0:50:210:50:24

Didn't feel like that earlier.

0:50:240:50:25

I said what I had to say to get through to you

0:50:260:50:28

in your highly emotional state.

0:50:280:50:30

To achieve the best outcome for my patient. And I succeeded.

0:50:300:50:34

It was more than that. I could feel it.

0:50:350:50:38

You cared for him like he was your own son.

0:50:390:50:41

Thank you.

0:50:440:50:45

Well, thanks for that, Naylor. Now the whole group thinks I'm gay.

0:50:500:50:54

Oh, is it cramping your style?

0:50:540:50:55

Who'd have believed it, eh, Jac?

0:50:560:50:58

Yeah, I can do "normal mum" if I put my mind to it.

0:50:580:51:01

Normal? You and normal don't even belong in the same sentence.

0:51:010:51:04

You always have to ruin it, Maconie. Well, look at today!

0:51:040:51:07

First you warn our baby leader of the imminent collapse of her womb.

0:51:070:51:11

Then you shoot holes in her medical expertise.

0:51:110:51:13

Then you make me out to be some kind of...weird, random sperm donor.

0:51:130:51:18

Yeah, it's fun, isn't it?

0:51:180:51:20

Forgot my jumper, sorry.

0:51:200:51:22

What's someone like that Jac woman doing getting pregnant?

0:51:230:51:26

Surprised she didn't do something about it.

0:51:260:51:28

It was so embarrassing, I didn't know where to look.

0:51:280:51:30

And I can't imagine her as a single mother, can you?

0:51:300:51:33

Totally clueless. I pity that poor baby.

0:51:330:51:35

I pity yours.

0:51:350:51:37

We can't all live in your perfect, smug little world

0:51:390:51:42

with your perfect lives and perfect babies.

0:51:420:51:45

Look, Jonny, I'm sorry.

0:51:450:51:47

Our baby has a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

0:51:470:51:50

She has a 50% chance of surviving birth.

0:51:500:51:53

She could die within days or live with serious complications.

0:51:530:51:57

Which I'm sure you'll all agree is...

0:51:590:52:01

It's really quite something to deal with.

0:52:010:52:03

Jac is an amazing woman and she was incredibly brave to come here today.

0:52:060:52:10

HE SNIFFS

0:52:100:52:12

And I was just hoping you could give her some...encouragement.

0:52:120:52:16

A wee bit of support.

0:52:180:52:19

I hope you're all feeling really proud of yourselves.

0:52:210:52:24

'Doors opening. Lift going up.'

0:52:270:52:30

Mr Malick. Mr Hanssen. Have you a moment?

0:52:300:52:33

Course.

0:52:350:52:36

How did you find today?

0:52:370:52:38

Could hardly have been a more testing case.

0:52:380:52:40

It was tough. But I really learned something.

0:52:420:52:45

I'm not just saying that.

0:52:470:52:48

When you said all that stuff to his mum...

0:52:510:52:52

..it seemed a bit over the top.

0:52:540:52:56

Cruel.

0:52:560:52:58

To be honest, I thought you'd lost it.

0:52:580:53:01

You know, like the old Malick on a bad day.

0:53:010:53:03

But now...I get it.

0:53:050:53:07

Joshua was my patient. My priority. I did what had to be done.

0:53:090:53:14

Yeah, but I could see you really felt for that boy.

0:53:140:53:16

We have to be able to keep some distance from those feelings,

0:53:160:53:19

though, in order to keep perspective, Mr Malick.

0:53:190:53:22

I know you think that's my problem.

0:53:220:53:24

And you might not believe I'm ready yet,

0:53:240:53:26

but I just want to say that I understand.

0:53:260:53:29

Properly this time.

0:53:290:53:30

Mr Malick. I have made my decision.

0:53:320:53:34

You did very well in theatre today.

0:53:360:53:38

But you don't trust that I can handle the pressure - it's OK, I get it.

0:53:380:53:40

Still jumping to conclusions.

0:53:400:53:43

I thought you'd learnt to control those emotional impulses.

0:53:430:53:45

I better go before I get myself into more trouble.

0:53:450:53:48

Not before you give me your formal resignation.

0:53:480:53:50

Mr Hanssen, please...

0:53:560:53:57

You see, I need your resignation before I can offer you

0:53:570:54:00

the post of consultant.

0:54:000:54:01

What are you saying?

0:54:030:54:05

It's mine?

0:54:050:54:06

For real?

0:54:060:54:08

Congratulations.

0:54:110:54:12

Wow...

0:54:140:54:15

Thank you. Thank you so much!

0:54:180:54:21

Mr Malick.

0:54:230:54:25

Ahem. Control that impulse. Got it.

0:54:250:54:30

You know what? I've been thinking about it,

0:54:340:54:36

and you were right the first time, man.

0:54:360:54:38

Those classes are a waste of time.

0:54:380:54:40

I don't know. The flapjacks were good.

0:54:400:54:42

But did you enjoy yourself? Learn anything?

0:54:420:54:45

Apart from the fact that you're a closet homosexual, no.

0:54:450:54:47

Right then. We're not going back.

0:54:470:54:49

Yeah, but what about my game plan, fitting in,

0:54:490:54:51

doing what normal people do?

0:54:510:54:53

See you. Take it easy.

0:54:530:54:55

But we're not normal, Jac. Never have been, never will be.

0:54:550:54:58

And if those are normal mothers, forget it!

0:54:580:55:01

We're better off on our own.

0:55:010:55:02

Hey!

0:55:090:55:10

You need to knock when you come in here, Malick.

0:55:270:55:30

Not any more.

0:55:300:55:31

Say hello to your new consultant.

0:55:320:55:35

Hey, darling! Come here.

0:55:380:55:41

How are you?

0:55:450:55:46

You found Monkey? Well, we bought the biggest ice-cream we could find

0:55:460:55:50

because he's been such a good boy.

0:55:500:55:52

See? I promised you.

0:55:520:55:54

And how was your first day at school? Was it good?

0:55:540:55:59

Teacher said he was absolutely fantastic.

0:55:590:56:01

He had a wonderful time.

0:56:010:56:03

Did she say he was ticklish?

0:56:030:56:06

Did she say? Yes!

0:56:060:56:08

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0:56:230:56:24

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Malick's career is on the line after his behaviour last week. However, when Hanssen suggests they work together on a case, will Hanssen be able to lead by example?

Chrissie is struggling to cope with cancer treatment, a difficult patient and Daniel's first day of nursery. Sacha is keen for Chrissie to take it easy, but new friend Tim encourages Chrissie to carry on - who will she listen to?

Jac is keen for everything to continue as normal after the traumatic events of last week, but an unusual case and a surprising suggestion from Jonny mean there may be more challenges in store for Jac.


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