AAU nurse Cara gets a shock when her missing copper husband Jed (ex-EastEnders star Jody Latham) turns up on the ward! It turns out he’s been working deep undercover as the best friend of a local gangster, whose pregnant wife Nicole is admitted to Holby after a fall. Cara suspects Nicole’s been assaulted, but Jed begs her not to dig too deep into the case or reveal she knows him, otherwise lives could be put at risk… Later, Jed promises a frightened Cara that, when the case is over, they’ll start a new life together. But Cara’s future hopes are destroyed when it appears Nicole’s baby isn’t her husband’s… it’s Jed’s!

Adele’s first day back at work goes off with a bang when she’s re-acquainted with old friend, Linda (played by Benidorm’s Denise Welch), who she worked with as a holiday rep back in the day. Determined to put on a brave face on things since her brutal attack, Adele forges ahead with work but dealing with such a personal case proves to be a real struggle…

Also, Sacha and Dom feel put out when Jesse says he doesn’t want a work ‘stag do’. But when he gets involved with a patient’s case, he soon warms to his new Keller family and they decide to celebrate after-all!