Skin and Blister Holby City


Skin and Blister

Jesse is forced to relive tragic events when he treats the seriously ill sister of a former patient. Sparks fly as Fran and Jac clash over a patient's treatment.


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'Does she like anyone in this hospital at all?'

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Look, she doesn't suffer fools gladly.

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The trick is, never take it personally.

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Have you had much experience with that?

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I've split up with my husband.

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He had an affair with me for months.

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I can tell you, he definitely wanted to do that.

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I don't want anything to happen to you.

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First a surgeon, then an anaesthetist

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then an intrepid traveller and now back to surgery.

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You can see my reservations about your commitment.

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But whatever the outcome, Dr Law, be warned.

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This will be your last career change at Holby.

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Aw, mate, I owe you one.

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Hey! Oi!

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I need the carbs, big day for the Lawman.

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You do realise talking about yourself in the third person

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is the first sign of insanity?

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Insanity, genius. Fine line, amigo.

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-Cheers, cheers.

-Ah-ha.

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Thank you.

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Is it too much to ask that when you roll in at 2am

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with your lover boy, you refrain from waking me?

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Why so grumpy, Moley? Do you feel left out?

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No. It's a question of respect.

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# R-E-S-P-E-C-T! #

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OK, I'm a serious person with a serious job,

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and my team respect me, so I'd quite like...

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Hiya, Dom!

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-Hey.

-Diggers. Move.

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Yeah. Yeah, that's a lot of respect, right there.

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Mr Law.

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Morning.

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Oh, Mr Hanssen, you're here.

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Remarkably observant for such an early hour.

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You're operating today.

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Ooh, now we're entering the realms of the savant.

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Funny!

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Any objections?

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-To?

-My presence in theatre.

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-No, no, no. Absolutely not.

-Now there's a relief.

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-It's great to see you getting the old knives and forks out.

-Really?

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Especially on my last day's probation.

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Ah, now, I assure you that is purely coincidental.

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I've only had the pleasure from an anaesthetist's point of view.

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Who said that's about to change?

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Sacha, my man.

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You all right?

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You all right? Come on, what are you after?

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What makes you think I'm after anything?

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Spit it out.

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The theatre list is up, yeah?

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Yeah.

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Please tell me I'm on the assist for Hanssen's caseload.

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-I think Dom is in the frame for that.

-No, not Dom!

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'Fraid so.

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But my need is greater than Dom's.

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Why is your need greater than Dom's?

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Do I really have to tell you?

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Oh, yes. Yes, sorry. Yes.

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Oh, come on, mate, help me out.

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It's all sorted.

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Sacha, please, I need this.

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If I could I would, but I can't.

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Minions. Ever wondered what it feels like to win the lottery?

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-Uh, yes. Standard.

-Sometimes.

-Well, today is the opposite.

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St James' have had a power cut, you know what that means.

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Wheel them in, wheel them out, ASAP.

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Now, Mr Orson, bay three. Who's going to help me with...

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Um... Can I help?

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Cardiothoracics is a bit more technical than casts

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and kidney dishes.

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Well, lucky then that I spent five years

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nursing at the National Heart under Harriet Spencer-Lamb.

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Cardiothoracics is my passion.

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I didn't know that.

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You didn't ask. Shall I...?

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Read on. I need to change.

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Who did YOU murder in the night?

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Spring cleaning.

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Technically that happens in the spring.

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Well, it's junk. And I'm fed up of it...

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hanging around.

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You all right?

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Yeah, I'm fine. Why?

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Well, you just seem a bit worked up.

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I'm not worked up. Why would I be worked up?

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It's fine. It's fine.

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I've had my catharsis.

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I just want things to get back to normal. You know?

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OK. See you in a bit.

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Dr Copeland! Doctor!

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Hey.

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-Are you off to theatre?

-Imminently, lucky me.

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What do you mean?

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Well, who needs the King of Scandi-noir

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watching over your every move?

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Well, me, as it happens. Look, why don't you...

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Dr Copeland.

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Yes, Mr Hanssen.

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We have a potential addition to today's list.

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Female, 39,

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multiple injuries, including upper GI bleeding.

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Right.

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So, if, as I suspect, she requires surgery,

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we should inform our electives that there may be delays today.

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-I can do that.

-I'm sure Dr Copeland's more than capable.

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In fact, I'm more than happy to take over altogether if you like.

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Is that right?

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Hundred. I mean, there's nowhere I'd rather be on my last day of trial

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than in theatre with the maestro himself.

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How romantic.

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Dom?

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Well, I would hate to pass up on a chance to work with you myself...

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Ah, well...

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..but I would also hate to deprive Dr Law of that opportunity as well.

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So which is it?

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Fill your boots.

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Yes! Cheers.

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Ah, here's the patient.

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This is Caroline.

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She came second place in a scrap between her bike

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and a transit van.

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Right, so if you'll do a gastroscopy

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I will have a look at the ED assessment.

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Dr Law?

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Yes?

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Gastroscopy?

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I'm all over it.

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Whatever that may mean.

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-MUSIC PLAYS

-Mr Orson.

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Shush, woman!

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I was listening.

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Beethoven's Fifth, you know it?

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I have heard it, yes. Reminds me of cute dogs.

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As fascinating as this is, you were found by a neighbour

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having collapsed due to shortness of breath.

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-I assume you've been taking your diuretics?

-Ow!

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Quiet, please. Must you be so shrill?

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I don't have time for this.

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Quite a character, eh? He reminds me of my grandad. Highly intelligent.

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-Very particular.

-Yes.

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Can you order him an MRI and something to shut him up, please?

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We'll beat him into submission. Two strong women.

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Look, just so you know, the whole "sisterhood" thing?

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It's not my bag.

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Morning, morning.

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You OK?

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Yup. I just got told.

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Ah, yes, well you are working with Stalin reincarnate today. My advice?

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Swap with the bank nurse, quick as you can.

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I've handled worse than Jac Naylor, Guy. She doesn't bother me.

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Sounds like she was lucky to survive the accident.

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Yeah, looks like it.

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Well, at least she was wearing a helmet.

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Small mercies.

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She had at least 80 stitches all in all.

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Nasty.

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Wouldn't catch me cycling on those roads.

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You checked her notes, right?

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Yeah.

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And her name is Barnett?

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Yeah, that's what it says on her ID.

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Why?

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It's not important.

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You can double check if you want.

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No, no. It's OK.

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Ignore me.

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How long will all this rigmarole take, hm?

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This rigmarole would be over a lot quicker if you laid down, Mr Orson.

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Is there anyone I can call for you? Any family?

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I don't have any family. My mother died recently.

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Oh, I'm so sorry.

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Why? It's not your fault.

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No, I know.

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Do you live with anyone?

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Not since my mother died.

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Oh, you lived with your mum?

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We're ready.

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Right, OK. Come on, lie down and keep still. Come on.

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That's it. This will be over shortly. Piece of cake.

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I don't like cake.

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OK, just need to see your name. That's it.

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-I'm looking for my daughter. Caroline.

-Yes?

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Caroline Evert.

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-Evert?

-Well, Barnett these days.

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Yeah, she's just through here.

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-Is she all right?

-Well, she got knocked off her bike by a van.

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Uh, I've told her about riding that bloody thing.

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She's got internal injuries, serious cuts and bruises

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and she needs help with her breathing.

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She's unconscious!

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Sedated. Just so we could put the breathing tube in.

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What about head injuries?

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Only minor, but we'll keep a close eye on that side of things.

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I can't believe this is happening.

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One of our consultants'll come down

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and he'll be able to explain more to you.

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Oh, yeah, I bet he will!

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Sorry?

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I've had dealings with consultants before.

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How do you mean?

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Arrogant pigs.

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-Well, I can assure you...

-Who don't give a damn for your feelings!

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I'll just go and get him.

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Argh!

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You all right?

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Apart from looking like a complete wuss in front of a beautiful woman.

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Yeah, dandy.

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And how long have you had this tingling sensation in your legs,

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-Mr Strongman?

-Dan. Again, since I slipped last week.

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I thought it'd get better, but...

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Must've been a nasty fall. How did you do it?

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Capoeira. Practising for this competition.

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Brazilian martial art.

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Well, as much martial as it is acrobatics and bit of dance, too.

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Hence...the injury.

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If you could just slip your top off for me, please.

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So, capoeira. Learn something new every day, don't you, Cara?

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Cara. That's a pretty name. Figures.

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Got all the lines, you.

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OK, well, the problem is the spine's a little curved here, do you see?

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Between that and the sciatica, it could be spondylolisthesis,

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where the vertebra has slipped out of position,

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but I'd like to rule out

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the possibility of Cauda Equina syndrome.

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-Come again.

-Come again.

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Cauda Equina syndrome occurs when the disc material

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is forced into the spinal canal and compresses the nerve roots there.

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Is it serious, doc?

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It could cause loss of bowel or bladder control,

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but let's not jump the gun.

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We'll give you an MRI, and we will take a look.

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Will you be there to hold my hand?

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Looks like someone's got a thing for our girl.

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Seems to be cheering her up a bit, though.

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Do you know what?

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I always thought that you and her would make a good couple.

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Me?! I'm far too old for her. Clearly.

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Yeah, good point.

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It is good to see her laughing again, though.

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All right, thank you.

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Caroline Barnett's gastroscopy.

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And?

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Clots in the stomach and duodenum, but no active bleed.

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And how would you proceed?

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-Exploratory surgery?

-Why?

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Belt and braces.

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Not because you're desperate to get into theatre?

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Still more chance of finding a spurter in there than none.

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-Correct.

-So we operate?

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-KNOCK AT DOOR

-Come in.

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Caroline Barnett's mother's here.

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Right.

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So, do you want to talk her through the options?

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Um, you know what? Um... I'd rather you did it.

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I beg your pardon?

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Well, er... Well, she'd want to talk to the top man, wouldn't she?

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You don't usually pass up the chance to exhibit your inimitable charm.

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First time for everything.

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All right, have it your way.

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Um, actually, I think Dom should take the case, after all.

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What?

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Well, it was out of order of me to muscle in like that.

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What in the name of Odin...

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Look, just count me out altogether. All right? Sorry.

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Hey, how's it going with the Prince of Darkness?

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Pft.

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That good, eh?

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Mr Orson. I have your MRI results.

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Quieter, please. Your voice is drilling through my skull.

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It appears your medication has stopped working,

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which has exacerbated the valve stenosis,

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so we're going to need to perform a valve replacement.

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I need a valve replacement.

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It's fairly routine.

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I see.

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And when do you propose this fairly routine operation

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should be taking place?

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Well, normally you'd have to wait, but as you're already in the system,

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I can schedule you in for later today.

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I can't. I've got Quiz Champion tonight. I never miss it.

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Look, I've never got an answer wrong.

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Quiz Champion?

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It's a television show.

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-It's perfectly natural to be nervous.

-I know that.

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Mr Orson, the valve in your heart is no longer functioning.

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Without an operation, at some point in the not too distant future,

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you'll go into certain heart failure, which will likely be fatal.

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I'll be back later to talk you through the operation,

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at which point I hope normal logic has returned.

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I'll be right back.

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Was that totally called for?

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He needs an operation and he's banging on about missing a television show.

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He's a little bit scared! No, now he's a lot scared.

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Seymour Orson might remind you of crumpets

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and cuddles by the fire with Grandpa,

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but he needs the facts straight.

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No, he needs your reassurance.

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I'm not a social worker, Nurse Reynolds.

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Mrs Evert? I'm Henrik Hanssen, your daughter's consultant.

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Is she going to live?

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Well, Caroline has received some...

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I asked you a question.

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And I'm trying to explain.

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Is she going to live?

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I certainly hope so.

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Because I cannot go through this again.

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Go through what, Denise?

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I lost my eldest. Caroline's sister, Clare.

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I'm sorry to hear that.

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She died on the operating table.

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When was that?

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20 years ago.

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Well, although Caroline's injuries are relatively serious,

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-there's no reason to believe that they're life-threatening.

-Right.

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Right, so the main thing we have to decide is whether to operate or not.

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-What?

-We haven't located any internal bleeding.

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Well, that's good, isn't it?

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Indeed.

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It may be in Caroline's best interests to perform

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an exploratory procedure...

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No. Well, not unless she has to.

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Would you like some time to think about it?

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No, thanks.

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I'm very happy to discuss it with my team.

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There's no point.

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-I certainly don't mind waiting.

-My mind's made up.

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Right. As you wish. Thank you.

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Nurse Harrison?

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Well, we'd better prep Mr Cohen for his cholecystectomy.

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-Right.

-Tell the rest of the patients we're back on schedule.

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Will do.

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Apparently, you'll be joining me in theatre today after all, Dr Copeland.

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How's it going, genius? You got that consent for me?

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Dot-dot-dot-dash. Yes. Remarkable. It's Morse Code for V-V-V.

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V Fifth. Fifth Symphony.

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Seymour? The consent form? Look, I can tell you're nervous.

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I am not nervous. I have things to attend to.

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Seymour, is there anything specifically that's bothering you?

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Is it Ms Naylor?

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Ms Naylor? Very loud, that woman.

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Pushy.

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OK. So it's possible she's the reason you haven't signed your consent form?

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It's possible.

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I understand. Leave it with me.

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What happened to you?

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Hey?

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Well, one minute you're overly eager

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to wriggle into Hanssen's good books

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-and the next I'm back in theatre again.

-Not now, Dom.

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-Well, I thought you needed this gig.

-Yes, I did.

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So why am I back in the spotlight?

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Dom, just leave it. All right?

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All right.

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She's bleeding! Please, can someone help us?!

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What's wrong with her?

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It's OK, Denise.

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Page Dr Law.

0:17:450:17:46

Well, why is she bleeding?

0:17:460:17:47

We'll know more when Dr Law's here.

0:17:470:17:49

Well, at least you managed to put a smile on her face earlier.

0:18:110:18:14

-You reckon?

-Yeah.

0:18:140:18:16

Do you, uh...

0:18:160:18:18

Do you know if she's seeing anyone?

0:18:180:18:21

-Um...

-Not as such. But...

0:18:210:18:23

Seriously? I think she's just...

0:18:230:18:26

Any chance you could maybe put in a good word?

0:18:270:18:30

Sorry. ED called and...

0:18:310:18:33

What?

0:18:350:18:36

Comfy?

0:18:460:18:47

Yeah. Thanks.

0:18:470:18:49

What's the problem?

0:18:490:18:50

She's bleeding.

0:18:500:18:51

Sutures need redoing.

0:18:510:18:53

It's you.

0:18:530:18:54

-You know I'm off the case, right?

-Everyone else is in theatre.

0:18:540:18:57

-Dr Law.

-Mrs Evert, I...

0:18:570:18:58

Get your hands off my daughter!

0:18:580:18:59

-What's going on?

-Now!

0:18:590:19:01

-Jesse?

-She needs my help.

0:19:010:19:02

-Right, whatever this is, it's got to wait.

-I don't want you anywhere near my daughter!

0:19:020:19:06

Mrs Evert, I have to do this.

0:19:060:19:08

So rumour has it, Hatters completed the MDT challenge yesterday.

0:19:160:19:23

There is no way that that tool managed to sleep with

0:19:230:19:25

someone from every discipline?!

0:19:250:19:27

Apaz he did. I think he's quite hot.

0:19:270:19:31

What?

0:19:310:19:33

I can't fathom how any woman

0:19:330:19:35

would find that man even remotely attractive.

0:19:350:19:37

Seriously. Very, very attractive.

0:19:370:19:41

Oh, you cardiothoracic surgeons.

0:19:450:19:47

Are you all on a drive to give yourselves a coronary?!

0:19:470:19:50

Correct. Excepting Ms Naylor. She'll be the last one standing.

0:19:500:19:53

Yeah, standing over you, with a scalpel.

0:19:530:19:56

That is too dark even for a Tuesday.

0:19:570:20:00

Er, actually, on that, Ollie, could I have a word?

0:20:000:20:04

I hope that wasn't too bad.

0:20:100:20:12

I mean, it'd be totally wrong, wouldn't it...

0:20:120:20:14

Yeah, utterly. We can't encourage it.

0:20:140:20:16

-Can we?

-Encourage what?

0:20:160:20:18

Forbidden fruit. Doctor-patient.

0:20:180:20:23

You're not seriously thinking...

0:20:230:20:25

No. No, we're not.

0:20:250:20:27

She was pretty grumpy this morning

0:20:270:20:29

and I'm presuming the marital breakdown is to blame.

0:20:290:20:32

Although, a bit of fun could be just the tonic she needs.

0:20:320:20:35

I mean, once he's been discharged. Keep it all above board.

0:20:350:20:38

It'd certainly help her to move on. Maybe get her smile back.

0:20:380:20:42

Uh. Did you just hear what I said?

0:20:420:20:45

So on balance...

0:20:450:20:48

Do you not...

0:20:480:20:50

Do you not think it's far too soon to just be setting Cara up

0:20:500:20:54

with someone, willy-nilly?

0:20:540:20:56

Are you a bit of an expert on the fairer sex now, are you, Diggers?

0:20:560:20:59

Well, it might come as a bit of a surprise,

0:20:590:21:01

but I actually have a very high EQ and...

0:21:010:21:04

Woman's intuition, is it?

0:21:040:21:06

No, this is just what she needs.

0:21:060:21:08

Uh. Just... Right. I just thought that the...

0:21:090:21:14

Sorted?

0:21:160:21:18

I want Hanssen on the case soon as he's out of theatre, OK?

0:21:250:21:29

I'll page him.

0:21:290:21:30

And can you update the mum?

0:21:390:21:40

Are you going to tell me what's going on?

0:21:420:21:45

She had a sister. Clare.

0:21:490:21:53

She died in theatre.

0:21:530:21:55

I was there.

0:21:570:21:59

I was just appointed registrar.

0:22:010:22:05

Then I operated on her.

0:22:050:22:07

And the mum recognised you.

0:22:070:22:09

She must hate the sight of me.

0:22:110:22:13

Yeah.

0:22:130:22:15

She was nervous about the surgery.

0:22:160:22:18

Denise?

0:22:180:22:20

Clare. Then I talked her into it.

0:22:200:22:23

So that's why you walked off the case.

0:22:250:22:27

That's why I gave up surgery.

0:22:310:22:33

Seeing Denise, it just threw me.

0:22:360:22:40

I didn't know what the hell to say to her.

0:22:420:22:45

I'm a coward.

0:22:470:22:49

You're not a coward, but you can't keep this bottled up any more.

0:22:490:22:55

You need to go and talk to her.

0:22:550:22:57

You saw how she reacted.

0:22:570:22:59

I'm the last person she'd want to talk to right now.

0:22:590:23:02

Nurse Reynolds. Just FYI. I am not a fan of postmodernism.

0:23:050:23:10

I prefer my beds made.

0:23:100:23:12

Oh, and I get a bit confused when my registrar consults me

0:23:120:23:15

for advice on my own case.

0:23:150:23:17

Your case? I apologise.

0:23:170:23:20

-I was under the impression that you'd given it to me?

-No.

0:23:200:23:23

You were making Mr Orson nervous about the surgery

0:23:230:23:26

so in an effort to persuade him to continue, I thought

0:23:260:23:29

it best that another surgeon take over.

0:23:290:23:31

Hang on. That's not exactly how you put it to me before.

0:23:310:23:33

So you lied?

0:23:330:23:35

I was acting in the patient's best interests.

0:23:350:23:37

That's what we do here, isn't it?

0:23:370:23:39

No, we're here to perform surgery,

0:23:390:23:40

not play nursey-nursey by the bedside.

0:23:400:23:43

I understand you're a consultant

0:23:430:23:45

and you don't deal with such trifling, nursey-nursey matters,

0:23:450:23:50

but maybe if you had a bit more of a social conscience

0:23:500:23:54

instead of just washing your hands of Mr Orson...

0:23:540:23:56

Wow. Do continue.

0:23:560:23:58

-He's still your patient.

-Hm.

0:23:590:24:02

Mr Orson.

0:24:080:24:10

I hear you're unhappy with my bedside manner?

0:24:100:24:13

It's possible.

0:24:130:24:14

You're a man of facts, so let me put this in terms you'll understand.

0:24:140:24:18

I have performed over 100 pulmonary valve replacements.

0:24:180:24:21

That's significantly more than

0:24:210:24:23

the average cardiothoracic consultant, nationally.

0:24:230:24:26

My outcomes are unrivalled.

0:24:260:24:29

So in short, I'm the best there is.

0:24:290:24:32

You don't have to have Ms Naylor perform this operation.

0:24:330:24:36

It's whatever makes you feel...

0:24:360:24:37

She's right. You don't have to have me.

0:24:370:24:40

Hell, what are a few statistics?

0:24:400:24:41

If used correctly,

0:24:410:24:43

statistics are often the most truthful indicators of outcome.

0:24:430:24:47

I'm glad two of us speak the same language.

0:24:470:24:49

I thought you felt unhappy.

0:24:490:24:52

So can we proceed as we were?

0:24:520:24:54

Certainly. Proceed as we were.

0:24:540:24:57

Dandy. You're scheduled in. A porter will come and collect you.

0:24:570:25:00

Nurse Reynolds, you're off the case.

0:25:000:25:02

It's funny, isn't it, you know?

0:25:050:25:07

Even though I don't bat that way myself, I can still appreciate

0:25:070:25:10

that Dan Strongman is an inhumanely good-looking fella.

0:25:100:25:13

Yes. I absolutely agree. Objectively speaking, of course.

0:25:130:25:16

Of course. Cara, what about you? What do you...what do you think?

0:25:160:25:20

Yeah, he's fit.

0:25:200:25:21

Must be all that practising of the martial arts thing that he does.

0:25:210:25:24

Yeah. You're into physical fitness, aren't you?

0:25:240:25:27

-Um...

-Well, you've got that trophy in your car.

0:25:270:25:29

What?! Twerkmaster 2014?!

0:25:290:25:33

I think the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira is a little bit different to twerking, don't you?

0:25:330:25:37

Well...

0:25:370:25:39

Yeah. I'm going to chase up an MRI.

0:25:390:25:43

Right, well. I think that was for the best, don't you?

0:25:440:25:47

We need a more direct approach.

0:25:470:25:49

It think it has to come from the horse's mouth.

0:25:490:25:51

I think what you were doing was already quite obvious.

0:25:510:25:54

You might want to get that looked at.

0:25:540:25:58

Dear me.

0:25:580:25:59

No, no. This can't happen again!

0:26:030:26:05

Mrs Evert.

0:26:050:26:06

She's gone, hasn't she?

0:26:060:26:08

-Sorry?

-My Caroline... She's gone?

0:26:080:26:11

No.

0:26:110:26:12

Mrs Evert, do you want to come and see her?

0:26:120:26:15

Is she all right?

0:26:150:26:16

Yeah, we've closed the wound up again.

0:26:160:26:18

Why did the stitches open up in the first place?

0:26:180:26:22

I think it'd be better if you spoke to Mr...

0:26:220:26:25

I want to speak to you first.

0:26:250:26:26

But Caroline is Mr Hanssen's...

0:26:260:26:27

About Clare.

0:26:270:26:28

COUGHING

0:26:280:26:31

What's happening now?

0:26:310:26:34

Um... Leave this with me.

0:26:340:26:36

Get Hanssen.

0:26:360:26:37

Denise, you come with me.

0:26:370:26:38

Dr Law's just going to do some more checks.

0:26:380:26:41

And that should pretty much take care of it. Actually, er...

0:26:410:26:45

Why don't you go and talk him through it all?

0:26:450:26:49

Really? Wouldn't it be better coming from...

0:26:490:26:51

I've got to go and check on Mr Bennington.

0:26:510:26:53

I already did that.

0:26:530:26:54

OK.

0:26:580:27:00

How you doing, mister?

0:27:040:27:06

Better for seeing you, but... nervous, to be honest.

0:27:060:27:11

It's not Cauda Equina syndrome.

0:27:110:27:12

Thank God.

0:27:120:27:14

Spondylolesthesis, and fairly minor.

0:27:140:27:17

So we'll administer a steroid injection into the spinal canal for the pain.

0:27:170:27:21

We'll do that in theatre.

0:27:210:27:23

Then it's one to two weeks' bed rest,

0:27:230:27:25

then you can have your Cap...oeira shoes back on and wow the judges.

0:27:250:27:29

Seriously, thank you.

0:27:290:27:32

Annoying thing is, erm...

0:27:350:27:38

I...don't have anyone coming to watch me. Perform and that, so...

0:27:380:27:44

That's a shame. It sounds great.

0:27:440:27:45

Yeah, yeah. No, it is.

0:27:450:27:47

Proper spectacle. V cool.

0:27:470:27:49

V cool!

0:27:490:27:51

I don't get that bit.

0:27:510:27:52

Sorry, that's, um...

0:27:520:27:55

Er, I wondered... would you be interested?

0:27:550:27:58

Oh, what, coming to watch?

0:27:580:27:59

Yeah, coming to watch me?

0:27:590:28:01

Maybe we could get some drinks, grab a bite to eat after?

0:28:010:28:04

No?

0:28:070:28:09

No, stupid idea. Sorry. It's been a while.

0:28:090:28:15

It's just, you're a patient.

0:28:150:28:18

Not for much longer.

0:28:180:28:19

I don't know anything about Capoei... Cap...

0:28:190:28:22

Capoeira.

0:28:220:28:23

Capoeira. Thank you, though. For the offer.

0:28:230:28:28

Tried, mate. No interest.

0:28:420:28:44

-Sorry, can I just have a quick...

-No.

0:28:440:28:46

I appreciate how you must feel, Mrs Evert,

0:28:490:28:51

but I strongly advise taking the surgical route.

0:28:510:28:54

But you don't know for sure she needs it.

0:28:540:28:56

I strongly advise it.

0:28:560:28:57

Don't you understand? I can't...

0:28:570:29:00

In circumstances like these, Mrs Evert, you should try

0:29:000:29:02

putting your own feelings aside and think of your daughter.

0:29:020:29:05

I'm thinking of both of them.

0:29:050:29:07

Is there any way I can persuade you?

0:29:070:29:09

I can't give my consent. What if something went wrong?

0:29:090:29:13

Would you like me to go after her?

0:29:170:29:18

I think that would be pouring oil onto troubled waters, Dr Copeland.

0:29:180:29:23

You can't just leave it at that!

0:29:540:29:56

Well, what choice do I have?

0:29:560:29:57

We have to operate.

0:29:570:29:58

Her mother is next of kin. There we are.

0:29:580:30:01

What about her husband?

0:30:010:30:02

Divorced.

0:30:020:30:03

Look, you've got to try again.

0:30:030:30:04

For someone who refused to have anything to do with this case,

0:30:040:30:07

you're showing a remarkably keen interest.

0:30:070:30:10

Look, we've got history, OK?

0:30:100:30:12

Ah, so now the picture becomes a little clearer.

0:30:120:30:15

Thank you, Mrs Wakely.

0:30:150:30:17

Her other daughter was a patient of mine.

0:30:180:30:21

And you didn't think to share this little nugget of information earlier?

0:30:210:30:24

No.

0:30:240:30:26

Look, Dr Law, communication is vital.

0:30:260:30:29

Yes, yes, I understand that...

0:30:290:30:30

And you do not seem to be one of nature's great communicators.

0:30:300:30:34

Mr Hanssen, please...

0:30:340:30:36

But you still have a minuscule chance of proving me wrong.

0:30:360:30:40

Thank you.

0:30:400:30:42

How?

0:30:420:30:44

Well, perhaps you could encourage Mrs Evert to change her mind.

0:30:440:30:48

Uh, I, um...

0:30:480:30:49

As you have a history.

0:30:490:30:50

I don't think I could.

0:30:520:30:54

Oh, well, perhaps not.

0:30:540:30:56

SHE SIGHS

0:31:070:31:08

Seymour!

0:31:090:31:10

OK, hello, hi.

0:31:100:31:13

-What are you doing?

-I've got to get back.

0:31:130:31:15

I've got to get back for Quiz Champion.

0:31:150:31:17

I never miss it. Never got an answer wrong.

0:31:170:31:19

I know you stopped picking up your medication up from your GP.

0:31:200:31:23

Why?

0:31:230:31:24

You knew it would make your heart worse.

0:31:240:31:27

Seymour?

0:31:270:31:28

OK.

0:31:280:31:30

Look...

0:31:300:31:31

I know what it's like, when someone close to you dies.

0:31:310:31:34

My mum died when I was really little.

0:31:350:31:37

It's easy to give up on everything...

0:31:370:31:39

These lifts, they are so slow.

0:31:390:31:42

You need to update the system!

0:31:420:31:44

OK, fine.

0:31:440:31:45

When did your mother die?

0:31:490:31:50

I was five.

0:31:520:31:54

2nd February, 1978.

0:31:550:31:56

-I'll never forget that date.

-Saturday.

0:31:580:32:00

-Sorry?

-2nd February, 1978.

0:32:000:32:03

Your mother died on a Saturday.

0:32:050:32:08

-How did you know that?

-Days are important.

0:32:080:32:10

My GP changed her days. She changed it to Thursdays.

0:32:130:32:16

Thursdays aren't good for me.

0:32:180:32:21

That's why you stopped picking up your medication?

0:32:210:32:23

Because your GP changed the day she was working?

0:32:230:32:26

-Thursdays aren't good...

-Er, are you going somewhere?

0:32:260:32:29

Yeah. I've got to get back. Got to get back for Quiz Champion, Quiz Champion. I never...

0:32:290:32:33

Mr Orson, I strongly suggest that you have your surgery today...

0:32:330:32:36

I've never missed it! I've never missed an episode and I've never got an answer wrong!

0:32:360:32:39

Fine. Have it your way, but it's been noted that this is against medical advice.

0:32:390:32:43

No, you can't let him go.

0:32:430:32:44

But he's not been taking his medication...

0:32:440:32:46

No, there's something more going on with him.

0:32:460:32:48

Look, if that oddball doesn't want to help himself, then, frankly,

0:32:480:32:51

-I'm not going to waste my time.

-Oddball!

0:32:510:32:53

And I suggest, for your own career, that you drop this immediately.

0:32:530:32:56

Uh, uh, uh. No carbs before Marbs, babes.

0:33:010:33:03

OK, I'm not going to Marbs.

0:33:030:33:04

And does the concept of hypocrisy mean anything to you?

0:33:040:33:07

I'm in love. I have a faster metabolism.

0:33:070:33:09

NO! You just...

0:33:090:33:10

Oh, are you still angry that me and Lee woke you up this morning?

0:33:100:33:13

Then what?

0:33:150:33:16

Raf and Fletch are trying to set Cara up with a patient...

0:33:170:33:20

Right... Lee was a patient.

0:33:220:33:24

That's beside the point.

0:33:240:33:26

She's not ready and, um...

0:33:260:33:28

I can see it's going to end in disaster and, frankly,

0:33:280:33:31

I just don't want to get embroiled in any of it.

0:33:310:33:33

Embroiled?

0:33:330:33:35

Will you chill out? A little bit of rebound action never hurt anyone.

0:33:350:33:38

I'm kind of sick and tired of, um, people not taking me seriously.

0:33:380:33:41

I am a person.

0:33:410:33:42

Have you finished with that, Matilda?

0:33:420:33:45

No!

0:33:450:33:46

Now you've ruined it.

0:33:470:33:49

Hi.

0:33:530:33:55

CONTINUOUS BEEP

0:33:550:33:59

Mrs Evert.

0:34:100:34:12

Yeah, I know you might not want to talk to me right now...

0:34:120:34:15

It was like seeing a ghost, seeing you again.

0:34:150:34:18

It must have been quite a shock...

0:34:190:34:20

Brought everything flooding back.

0:34:200:34:22

Same here.

0:34:230:34:24

Look, um...

0:34:260:34:28

I believe you're having doubts...

0:34:280:34:31

consenting to Caroline's surgery.

0:34:310:34:33

Wouldn't you in my shoes?

0:34:330:34:35

I think you should reconsider.

0:34:360:34:39

-Are you serious?

-Absolutely.

0:34:390:34:41

-I don't believe this.

-Look, Denise...

0:34:410:34:43

You're the man who talked my late daughter

0:34:430:34:45

-into having an operation that killed her...

-Yeah, yeah I...

0:34:450:34:48

And here you are 20 years later doing exactly the same thing...

0:34:480:34:51

-Which is why you should listen to me.

-What?!

0:34:510:34:53

Look, don't you think I'd be having this conversation

0:34:540:34:57

-if I thought there was any other way to treat...

-You lot!

0:34:570:34:59

You all know best, don't you?!

0:34:590:35:01

No.

0:35:010:35:03

I lost my beautiful little girl...

0:35:030:35:05

And I don't want history repeating itself.

0:35:060:35:09

Denise, look.

0:35:110:35:13

Look at the monitor.

0:35:130:35:15

Caroline's blood pressure is slowly getting lower...

0:35:160:35:19

She coughed up blood.

0:35:200:35:21

They're both signs that she's bleeding inside

0:35:210:35:24

and if that's the case, she'll be getting other symptoms soon,

0:35:240:35:26

things that are going to cause her a lot of pain...

0:35:260:35:29

It might be too late to help her then.

0:35:290:35:31

We have to do this now.

0:35:310:35:33

Please, say yes.

0:35:350:35:37

For Caroline's sake.

0:35:390:35:40

It's Nurse Reynolds from Darwin ward.

0:35:470:35:49

I need some advice on a patient.

0:35:490:35:50

No, no, please, I'll hold. It's urgent.

0:35:520:35:54

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:35:560:35:58

DOOR OPENS

0:35:580:35:59

Um...

0:36:010:36:02

She said yes.

0:36:040:36:05

What happened...?

0:36:100:36:12

Hey, what... Whoa, what are you doing...?

0:36:160:36:18

You said you didn't know anything about Capoeira.

0:36:180:36:20

So I'm showing you,

0:36:200:36:22

because...

0:36:220:36:24

Ah, careful, careful, your back!

0:36:240:36:26

Ooh!

0:36:260:36:27

I'm not taking no for an answer.

0:36:280:36:29

Come on - your go.

0:36:290:36:31

What?

0:36:320:36:34

No.

0:36:340:36:35

Just...mirror me.

0:36:370:36:39

This is ridiculous.

0:36:460:36:47

-Come on. That's great.

-Hmm.

0:36:470:36:50

Let the rhythm dictate.

0:36:500:36:51

Sorry...

0:36:570:37:00

um...

0:37:000:37:01

I can't...

0:37:010:37:02

-Cara?

-Sorry...

0:37:020:37:04

Mini-Me, have you seen Nurse Reynolds?

0:37:290:37:31

I've got bloods backed up from bays one to three, not enough beds...

0:37:310:37:33

-I'll do the bloods.

-Thank you.

0:37:330:37:36

-Marriage Of Heaven And Hell.

-Sorry?

0:37:360:37:38

Seminal text by William Blake.

0:37:380:37:40

Not dissimilar to our own little domain.

0:37:400:37:43

-Neuro-heaven, cardiothoracics...

-Uh-huh.

0:37:430:37:45

And if your little nurse squeeze did her job instead of performing a disappearing act...

0:37:450:37:49

Oh, congratulations, by the way,

0:37:490:37:50

on not being at all cliched on that one.

0:37:500:37:52

-Mr Hanssen.

-Ah, the inimitable Dr Law.

0:37:580:38:01

-I've had a change of heart.

-Another one?

0:38:010:38:04

I'd like to assist on the procedure if I can.

0:38:040:38:06

OK, well be my guest.

0:38:060:38:08

I'm sorry. I made a mistake.

0:38:080:38:09

Well, if Dr Crosby doesn't mind withdrawing in this instance,

0:38:110:38:13

you're welcome to join us in your normal role as anaesthetist.

0:38:130:38:16

No, I want to be here as a surgeon.

0:38:160:38:18

I'm afraid that won't be possible...

0:38:180:38:20

-But it was me that...

-I said no, Dr Law.

0:38:200:38:22

Cara?

0:38:310:38:33

You all right, love?

0:38:330:38:35

We...we didn't mean to upset you...

0:38:370:38:38

This was you?

0:38:410:38:43

Yeah, we...just thought it might help you get over things.

0:38:430:38:46

For the record, I did not concur with that sentiment.

0:38:460:38:49

Get over...things?

0:38:490:38:51

Yeah, I just want to reiterate, it wasn't...

0:38:510:38:53

You have no idea about things...

0:38:530:38:55

The breakdown of any marriage is hard...

0:38:550:38:57

It wasn't just any marriage.

0:38:570:39:00

Obviously, it's very personal to you.

0:39:000:39:02

Is it "any marriage" when your husband is undercover 24/7

0:39:020:39:04

and you're just left...?

0:39:040:39:06

I thought he worked on the oil rigs?

0:39:060:39:08

..when, undercover, he sleeps with someone else

0:39:080:39:11

and tries to convince you it's all just part of the job...

0:39:110:39:13

and then he has a baby with her...?

0:39:130:39:16

Cara...

0:39:160:39:17

..and I have to help her give birth, on this ward

0:39:170:39:19

and I can't tell anyone?

0:39:190:39:21

What are you going to do?

0:39:230:39:25

I don't know.

0:39:250:39:26

It's kind of hard maintaining a relationship with someone

0:39:290:39:31

when your significant other is banged up at Her Majesty's Pleasure.

0:39:310:39:34

But, hey, maybe I should visit more often.

0:39:350:39:38

Maybe we could all go. We could make a day of it.

0:39:380:39:40

Maybe Dan could come, too?

0:39:420:39:44

MACHINES BEEP

0:39:550:39:57

INSTRUMENTS CLATTER

0:39:590:40:00

Well, that's a further five minutes on the procedure

0:40:010:40:04

while we wait for that to be replaced.

0:40:040:40:06

Thank you, Dr Copeland.

0:40:060:40:07

Has anyone seen a man come out here?

0:40:090:40:10

In his 50s, eccentric looking?

0:40:100:40:12

No?

0:40:120:40:13

Seymour!

0:40:130:40:15

SEYMOUR MUMBLES

0:40:150:40:17

Seymour!

0:40:170:40:18

I've got two minutes and 57 seconds!

0:40:200:40:22

I am not going into reception!

0:40:220:40:24

'Please, please, don't touch him!'

0:40:240:40:27

SEYMOUR SCREAMS, ALARM SOUNDS

0:40:270:40:28

Seymour, Seymour...

0:40:280:40:30

It's me, it's Fran.

0:40:300:40:31

Seymour, Seymour...

0:40:310:40:34

Seymour, it's me.

0:40:350:40:37

It's OK. It's all right.

0:40:370:40:39

Thank you.

0:40:390:40:41

Seymour? Seymour!

0:40:410:40:43

ALARM CONTINUES

0:40:430:40:45

It's only me. I'll help you get back. I'll help you get back.

0:40:450:40:48

HE MUMBLES

0:40:480:40:49

..Quiz Champion

0:40:490:40:51

I never miss an episode,

0:40:510:40:53

-GROANING:

-I never miss an episode.

0:40:530:40:55

I'm sure the bleed is somewhere in the duodenum,

0:40:560:40:58

I just can't see where.

0:40:580:41:00

Suction, please.

0:41:000:41:01

BP's falling.

0:41:010:41:03

That's hardly surprising, is it, but thank you.

0:41:030:41:05

You really did want to leave because you wanted to watch Quiz Champion, didn't you?

0:41:070:41:10

-I've never missed an episode and I've never got an answer wrong...

-Yeah, I know.

0:41:100:41:14

Have you always been able to work out what days of the week certain dates are?

0:41:190:41:22

Yes.

0:41:220:41:24

I remember when mother said that they wanted me

0:41:240:41:27

to go to one of those places and she said no.

0:41:270:41:30

She didn't want me being put in a box.

0:41:300:41:32

How can you go about your daily business in a box?

0:41:340:41:37

Can't argue with that.

0:41:390:41:40

Do you know what autism is, Seymour?

0:41:450:41:47

Autism is a social communication disorder

0:41:480:41:51

that is sometimes described as Asperger syndrome.

0:41:510:41:55

Did your GP talk to you about it?

0:41:560:41:58

Possibly.

0:42:000:42:01

Your mum must have helped you a lot.

0:42:050:42:06

You must be lost without her?

0:42:080:42:09

I'm not lost. I've got a timetable.

0:42:090:42:11

I mean...

0:42:130:42:14

My mother and I...

0:42:140:42:16

..shared the same shadow.

0:42:170:42:19

I've really...I've got to be going. I've got to be...

0:42:240:42:27

Seymour, how about this? How about we do your operation now?

0:42:270:42:30

Listen, and then afterwards,

0:42:300:42:32

while you're recovering,

0:42:320:42:34

you watch Quiz Champion here in the hospital.

0:42:340:42:37

How does that sound?

0:42:370:42:38

Yes...

0:42:380:42:40

Yeah?

0:42:400:42:41

Come on, then.

0:42:420:42:43

Seymour? Seymour?

0:42:480:42:50

Sit down. OK, sit down.

0:42:500:42:51

Can I have some help, please?

0:42:510:42:53

OK, Seymour, listen...

0:42:540:42:57

-What's happened?

-It's his heart. It's his heart.

0:42:570:42:59

He's having a heart attack.

0:42:590:43:01

Well, I think I'm owed an apology, don't you?

0:43:050:43:07

High EQ.

0:43:070:43:09

I knew there was something going on.

0:43:090:43:11

So to be tarred with the same brush of insensitivity

0:43:110:43:14

when all along I was in distinct opposition to this harebrained scheme...

0:43:140:43:17

She's arrhythmic, let's forget the bleed and stabilise her.

0:43:220:43:24

Packs, please.

0:43:240:43:26

No change.

0:43:260:43:28

-Polyps.

-What?

0:43:280:43:30

Yeah, um, it was in her sister's notes.

0:43:300:43:32

Clare was treated for FAP when she was a kid.

0:43:320:43:35

So there's a 50-50 chance of inheriting from a parent.

0:43:350:43:38

Well, check the bowel... Check the bowel!

0:43:380:43:40

All right, Dr Law, thank you.

0:43:400:43:42

Well, I never.

0:43:440:43:46

Am I right?

0:43:460:43:47

Yes, Dr Law, thank you.

0:43:470:43:49

One of the polyps is indeed the source of the bleed,

0:43:490:43:51

so let's get it stitched and the bleeding under control.

0:43:510:43:54

Would you care to stitch the bleed, Dr Copeland?

0:43:540:43:56

Oh, well, after that shrewd observation

0:43:560:43:59

I thought it might be prudent that Dr Law finishes up...

0:43:590:44:02

Really?

0:44:020:44:03

Well, it was his case originally...

0:44:040:44:06

But I don't want Dr Law anywhere near a scalpel today...

0:44:060:44:10

But I wasn't...

0:44:100:44:11

..and given your obvious reluctance I'll finish the job myself.

0:44:110:44:14

Where the hell have you been?

0:44:190:44:21

He's tachycardic and severely short of breath...

0:44:210:44:23

SEYMOUR PANTS

0:44:230:44:25

Right, take him straight to theatre. I'll be right there.

0:44:250:44:28

What happened?

0:44:280:44:29

The man you dismissed as an oddball has been managing undiagnosed autism.

0:44:290:44:32

And YOU discharged him when he needed a critical operation.

0:44:320:44:35

That's what happened.

0:44:350:44:36

Autism?

0:44:360:44:38

Wanting to watch Quiz Champion, not picking up his meds -

0:44:380:44:40

it's all about the routine, not laziness, or indifference...

0:44:400:44:43

Fine. If that's the case then he can go and see psych after his operation.

0:44:430:44:46

He wouldn't be having an operation if it was down to you, would he?

0:44:460:44:49

He'd be DEAD. You turned your back on him, admit it.

0:44:490:44:52

Fran, just back off.

0:44:520:44:54

This ward is overflowing with patients who need surgery.

0:44:540:44:57

Seymour Orson didn't want it.

0:44:570:44:59

I can't force him, it's GBH.

0:44:590:45:01

You turned your back on your patient when he needed you the most.

0:45:010:45:04

Why can't you just admit it?!

0:45:040:45:07

Someone should admit you.

0:45:070:45:09

That woman is single-minded and dangerous!

0:45:100:45:14

Look, I think you're overreacting.

0:45:180:45:21

I did tell you to swap your shift.

0:45:210:45:23

WHAT?!

0:45:280:45:30

Which one of us do you think he despises the most?

0:45:340:45:37

Cara, um...

0:45:450:45:46

We're...

0:45:470:45:49

We're truly, truly sorry

0:45:490:45:51

and I had no idea...

0:45:510:45:52

And I should've thought...

0:45:520:45:54

It was stupid and...

0:45:540:45:56

unforgivable.

0:45:560:45:57

Yeah, and, um, I'm sorry, too... for their actions.

0:45:570:46:00

We just wanted that big, bright, infectious Cara smile back...

0:46:020:46:06

Aw, look, I know you did it with the best will in the world.

0:46:060:46:09

It's just...

0:46:090:46:10

..too soon. You know?

0:46:110:46:13

But I'll be fine.

0:46:140:46:15

Right?

0:46:190:46:20

Yeah, you will.

0:46:200:46:21

You absolutely will.

0:46:250:46:26

Come on!

0:46:300:46:31

-JAC:

-Are we ready for bypass?

0:46:350:46:37

Bypass prepped.

0:46:370:46:39

Knife.

0:46:390:46:40

Ms Naylor.

0:46:420:46:44

Could I see you in my office, please.

0:46:440:46:47

Can this wait until afterwards...? I have my hands full...

0:46:470:46:50

Unfortunately, not.

0:46:500:46:51

Mr Valentine, would you be so kind as to take over?

0:46:510:46:53

-Ms Effanga will be joining you presently.

-Certainly...

0:46:530:46:56

Er, I'm sorry. What's going on?

0:46:570:46:59

-It's a matter best discussed in private, if you don't mind.

-No.

0:46:590:47:01

I'm not going to be removed from my own theatre without a good reason.

0:47:010:47:04

As you wish.

0:47:060:47:07

There is a complaint of negligence against you.

0:47:080:47:10

Negligence.

0:47:110:47:12

Regarding this patient.

0:47:120:47:14

This is a joke.

0:47:160:47:17

No, Ms Naylor, I can assure you it's extremely serious.

0:47:170:47:19

So, Ms Effanga will be scrubbing in very soon.

0:47:210:47:24

May I ask you, please, leave theatre immediately.

0:47:250:47:28

She's doing great.

0:47:590:48:01

That was one of the longest hours of my life.

0:48:020:48:05

Mr Hanssen talk to you about the polyps?

0:48:070:48:10

Yeah.

0:48:100:48:11

So you're OK with the prospect of another op?

0:48:110:48:13

Have to be, won't I...

0:48:130:48:14

I've never really forgotten about Clare...

0:48:210:48:24

I just wish there was more I could've done to help her.

0:48:280:48:30

I'm sure you did your best.

0:48:320:48:33

My best wasn't good enough.

0:48:340:48:36

The hospital explained no-one could have done anything.

0:48:360:48:40

I always wonder...

0:48:410:48:43

What if I reacted quicker?

0:48:430:48:45

What if...

0:48:470:48:48

I spotted the problem sooner...

0:48:480:48:51

I've spent years on maybes and what ifs...

0:48:510:48:55

They're a waste of time.

0:48:560:48:58

It's the biggest regret of my life.

0:49:030:49:05

Clare didn't do regrets.

0:49:050:49:07

I'm so sorry.

0:49:100:49:12

Thank you.

0:49:120:49:13

Excuse me.

0:49:160:49:17

Knock, knock.

0:49:310:49:33

Hello.

0:49:340:49:35

-Sorry. I don't know what that was...

-It's fine, it's fine...

0:49:370:49:40

Look, I just wanted to say I'm sorry about earlier.

0:49:420:49:44

Well, freaking out on you...

0:49:450:49:47

Just...

0:49:470:49:48

..they were my best moves.

0:49:490:49:51

I don't really know where to go from here.

0:49:520:49:55

Oh, God, Dan.

0:49:550:49:56

I didn't mean to...

0:49:560:49:58

I'm only messing...

0:49:580:49:59

THEY LAUGH

0:49:590:50:00

So...

0:50:030:50:04

you know this competition thing?

0:50:040:50:07

Stupid, really.

0:50:070:50:09

Well, is the offer still open?

0:50:090:50:10

To come watch you?

0:50:100:50:12

Really?

0:50:120:50:13

As friends.

0:50:130:50:14

Course.

0:50:160:50:18

It'll do me good to get out of the house anyway.

0:50:180:50:21

I know far too much about the Kardashians these days...

0:50:210:50:24

Cool.

0:50:270:50:28

Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 18,

0:50:310:50:34

B Flat Major,

0:50:340:50:36

K456.

0:50:360:50:37

Movement Three,

0:50:370:50:39

Allegro vivace.

0:50:390:50:41

How's Quiz Champion?

0:50:430:50:45

Not got an answer wrong.

0:50:450:50:47

All right, smart aleck, no need to gloat.

0:50:470:50:50

My name's Seymour, not Aleck.

0:50:500:50:51

Seymour, you know we spoke about autism?

0:50:540:50:56

Autism.

0:50:560:50:58

It's a social communication disorder...

0:50:580:51:01

..sometimes described as Asperger's.

0:51:020:51:05

Well, since your mum's gone,

0:51:050:51:07

life's been difficult, hasn't it?

0:51:070:51:09

No...

0:51:090:51:10

On your own...

0:51:100:51:12

Lonely.

0:51:130:51:14

Seymour...

0:51:160:51:18

how would you feel about talking to a psychiatrist

0:51:180:51:20

who could help you manage?

0:51:200:51:22

Things have really changed.

0:51:240:51:25

People with autism don't have to live in a box.

0:51:270:51:30

You could meet more people like you.

0:51:310:51:33

People who like Quiz Champion.

0:51:350:51:37

Thank you, Fran Reynolds.

0:51:430:51:46

You're welcome.

0:51:500:51:52

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:51:540:51:56

-Come...

-DOOR OPENS

0:51:560:51:57

Mr Law.

0:52:000:52:01

It is customary after knocking to await an invitation to come in

0:52:010:52:04

before actually doing so.

0:52:040:52:06

Sorry...

0:52:090:52:10

But that's you all over, isn't it?

0:52:100:52:12

Always in a rush. Rush to get here, rush to get there.

0:52:120:52:14

Never really settling on anything, never seeing anything through!

0:52:140:52:17

I know I, um, failed today...

0:52:180:52:21

Undeniably so!

0:52:210:52:22

But you failed with feeling.

0:52:260:52:27

We have a tough time in today's litigious world, we surgeons.

0:52:320:52:35

Damned if you cut...

0:52:370:52:39

..damned if you don't.

0:52:410:52:42

Hardly surprising that many view us as psychopaths.

0:52:440:52:47

But today, in you, I saw something different.

0:52:510:52:54

Deluge of feeling.

0:52:550:52:57

Look, um, I should explain...

0:53:020:53:06

My history with the...

0:53:060:53:08

What I am saying is...

0:53:080:53:10

you displayed passion...

0:53:100:53:12

..and compassion,

0:53:150:53:16

which, when lacking,

0:53:160:53:19

can undo the best of surgeons.

0:53:190:53:21

So, yes, you failed in some senses,

0:53:240:53:26

but, in others, you are already streets ahead.

0:53:260:53:30

So, um...?

0:53:340:53:36

So, please carry on...

0:53:360:53:37

..and don't let me down.

0:53:390:53:41

Thank you.

0:53:470:53:48

I've spoken to Mr Hanssen.

0:53:570:53:59

Negligence?!

0:53:590:54:01

The patient refused to have surgery.

0:54:010:54:03

He was an inconvenience and you dismissed him because of that.

0:54:030:54:05

I can't force someone to have surgery against their own will.

0:54:050:54:09

Look, have I done something to offend you?

0:54:090:54:11

FRAN LAUGHS

0:54:110:54:13

OK, I admit that perhaps I could've dealt with the pastoral side of things a LITTLE bit better.

0:54:140:54:18

But let's just stop this nonsense.

0:54:180:54:20

Withdraw the complaint...

0:54:200:54:22

You go through life steam-rollering over those you perceive as weak.

0:54:220:54:26

You turn your back on them...

0:54:270:54:29

..because to you, it's all about survival of the fittest

0:54:300:54:33

and screw everyone else!

0:54:330:54:35

You have been here all of five minutes.

0:54:350:54:37

What the hell do you know about me?

0:54:370:54:39

The complaint stands.

0:54:430:54:45

Hey.

0:54:530:54:54

Looks like you're on your own, amigo.

0:54:590:55:01

Sorry?

0:55:010:55:03

In the bad books.

0:55:030:55:04

How come?

0:55:040:55:06

Turns out Scandi-man thinks I'm the bees knees, after all.

0:55:060:55:09

Oh!

0:55:110:55:12

See you later.

0:55:180:55:19

-Moley...

-Look, actually I could really do without the...

0:55:220:55:25

Look, I'm sorry - for waking you up last night.

0:55:250:55:28

It won't happen again.

0:55:280:55:29

OK...right.

0:55:290:55:32

Good.

0:55:330:55:35

Do you want to watch TV tonight? Get takeout?

0:55:350:55:37

I presumed you were seeing Lee?

0:55:370:55:39

I don't have to see him every night.

0:55:390:55:41

We can call it recompense or whatever.

0:55:410:55:44

OK.

0:55:450:55:47

-That would be nice.

-OK.

0:55:470:55:49

-I've actually recorded...

-I'm not watching Brian Cox documentaries.

0:55:490:55:52

OK, I've got one on primitive art. Cave art?

0:55:520:55:54

No!

0:55:540:55:55

Um, how about the history of, um...

0:55:570:55:58

Jesse is forced to relive tragic events when he treats the seriously ill sister of a former patient.

Sparks fly as Fran and Jac clash over the treatment of a patient.

Fletch and Raf play cupid with Cara.


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