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When a group of seemingly unrelated patients are brought into Holby with similar symptoms, the race is on to find the cause…

New nurses Lloyd (Michael Obiora) and Scarlett face the harsh reality of the ED when one of their patients, a young woman called Fiona, dies after taking a bad batch of heroin. The raw recruits both take it hard, neither having experienced a death before. Shaken, Lloyd leaves the room and runs straight into Fiona’s mother, Jane, who is desperate to know about her daughter’s condition. He’s forced to break the news of Fiona’s death and does it very badly, giving a full and frank description that leaves Jane severely distressed.

Also in Casualty this week, former Coronation Street star Tina O’Brien, 27, plays former drug addict Chloe, who finds her friend Annie (White Van Man’s Naomi Bentley) unconscious and calls an ambulance. Once at hospital, Chloe tells the staff she and Annie are both on a drug treatment programme, but have been clean for a year…