SERIES 4 EPISODE 2 A
The folk of Cardale take part in a fun run to
raise money for some hospital equipment. Chloe, Erica and Kirsty join in the
crowd cheering on Will, James and
Tony and Julian spend their last few days in England with Will. Erica joins them
for dinner and Tony and Julian suggest that she move in next door to Will. Will
explains to Erica that when he brought the house the cottage next door was part
of the deal.
Kate returns to The Beeches to talk to Will. She tells him she’s not happy
with the current night cover policy. He tells her she should come back and
discuss it with him when she’s been in Cardale a little longer.
Erica is alarmed when Will, Kim and Andrew turn away a patient who claims his
wife is unwell. She is appalled by their matter of fact approach to towards the
situation. She soon understands their reasons when she pays the man a home visit
and finds his wife is nothing but an empty quilt cover and a figment of his
imagination. With Will’s help Erica pronounces invisible Eileen dead – her
husband agrees it’s time for him
to move on and meet new people.
Will gives Tony and Julian farewell presents
and says a tearful goodbye before they head to the states.
The case of 15 year old diabetic Maddie Taylor splits The Beeches staff in two when Maddie finds out she is pregnant.
Andrew and Erica think she should have the baby if she wants whilst Will and
Laura think she should think of her studies and not have the child. The case
especially affects Andrew when it is revealed that Kirsty aborted their child when she was 17. Andrew says Kirsty
never listened to him when he said he would stand by her but she argues that
they were young and didn't know if they would still be together all this time
later. She says them not having children is not her fault. After all for the
last few years she’s been working to support
him through medical school.
ANDREW: You didn't listen to what I wanted, you wouldn't believe
me when I said I'd stand by you
After a row with her dad and boyfriend Ewan, about the baby. Maddie goes hiking
and forgets her food and her insulin. A search party is formed with Will and
Andrew in tow. However Andrew and Ewan are turned away from the search because they
are not experienced. Ewan convinces Andrew to go with him and find Maddie by
themselves – Andrew agrees. Kirsty alerts Will that Andrew and Ewan have taken
the search into their own hands. The rescue team now search for 3 casualties.
Andrew and Ewan find Maddie. Andrew waits with her whilst Ewan goes to alert the
rescue team. However Ewan gets lost and Andrew and Maddie are left on the peaks
all night. When the rescue team eventually reach them they are in a bad way - Andrew is suffering from hypothermia. Kirsty goes with Andrew to the hospital.
They talk about the abortion as he
is recovering. They agree that there is plenty of time left for them to have
children in the future.
KIRSTY: For a long time I kidded myself that I did the
right thing but now I don't know
Will helps Erica move in next door. She overpoweringly hugs him and they kiss.
They abruptly finish when Will pulls away saying there must be something in the
water. He says it’s his fault and
he’s sorry. He leaves - Erica seems slightly gutted.