Frankie finds her world being shattered by Ian's revelation of what he did on her birthday. She attempts to plough herself into her work and pays a visit to Liana, a terminally ill patient, who is dying of Motor Neurone Disease. Andy is called out to visit Max, an oil worker with an infected amputated leg. He refuses to attend dressing clinics or leave his flat and his girlfriend is fed of with having to look after him and they both feel trapped. Andy attempts to encourage Max to reconnect with life but his frustrations boil over and the police are called, which sees Frankie and Ian coming face to face.