Reeling from learning that Cherry isn’t pregnant, Jimmi struggles on police surgeon shift, so much so that when he encounters teenage Naomi who is pregnant and wants an abortion he loses it. He takes himself off the case and Emma is brought in. Emma encounters Naomi’s concerned ‘mum’ Carol, who Jimmi remembers as being an ex-patient.
Emma discovers that Carol isn’t Naomi’s real mother at all, but has a group of runaway girls who she has taken in in return for them sleeping with her clients. Emma is shocked when she reveals the truth, but Naomi’s furious – Carol gave her and her sister the only home they ever knew, what’s wrong with that? Over a drink, Emma and Jimmi realise they did the right thing.