Rob Hollins is back on the beat after being struck down with a case of ‘man flu’.
However, while the policeman is investigating a dodgy door-to-door seller Peter ‘Boggy’ Matkin, he’s struck by a sharp pain just as he’s about to arrest Boggy. The petty criminal almost makes a run for it, until Rob issues a stern warning!
Back at the police station, Rob is interviewing Boggy when he’s struck by pain again. But when Boggy cheekily suggests Rob is suffering from drug withdrawal symptoms, could the criminal be right? What is wrong with Rob?
Meanwhile, surgery practice manager Mrs Tembe is making another of her VPAS visits when she meets a young woman, Tessa Bruntwood, who is scared to leave her home after being held captive in the basement of a local house for nine years…
Mrs Tembe is determined to help but is thrown by Tessa’s frustration and anger towards those who didn’t help her at the time. What can Mrs Tembe do?
And Zara Carmichael is in an irritable mood as she prepares to take her son Joe on a visit to Weston-Super-Mare, knowing how much he’ll miss his dad Daniel while they are away.
Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One