Elliot is taken aback when the offer is laid on the table of a holiday with Sharon in the States. He’s reluctant at first, but soon comes round, feeling that he wants to take their relationship further, and tells Serena he wants to take a three-month sabbatical… starting today! But when Sharon then baulks at the thought of Elliot spending three months in the States, he’s forced to question whether he’s doing the right thing.

Meanwhile, Chrissie’s nervous about her prognosis consultation while having to deal with the casualties of a serious RTA on AAU. When Chrissie becomes emotionally involved with a patient case, it causes her to reflect on her own health and she reaches out to Sacha, wanting him to come home. However, later, she realises she needs space and ends up pushing him away.

Also, Serena’s feeling tense working alongside her smooth-tongued ex-husband, Edward. He enjoys making light of their unusual work set-up, but when she secretly looks through a bag delivered by courier from his wife, she realises he’s been economical with the truth…