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Al comes in like a bear with a sore head – he’s in pain, but it’s unclear why. Thinking Al’s just hungover, Howard makes him attend a patient care meeting, where he struggles to communicate. But when Al shrieks after drinking some ice cold water it’s obvious he has toothache! However, Al’s utterly resistant about going to the dentist. Kevin offers to take a look himself, but Al says he’s just going to try and ride this one out…

Daniel and Zara are debating their options for Joe’s schooling; Daniel doesn’t understand why local church school Heathdean isn’t an option and persuades her to come on a visit that day. Zara’s initially unimpressed and subtly slips away from the tour to go investigating herself. She soon comes across the charming and polite nine-year-old Ben and, by the end of the visit, Zara is totally smitten with the school.

But Daniel has bad news – the school is heavily oversubscribed and places are at a premium. They will give preference to religious families, and particularly those from St Bernadette’s. Zara wants Joe to attend this school – and she knows people at St Bernadette’s she can work on…

Also, Mrs Tembe meets a pregnant young girl who is torn between two men who want to look after her.