Malick’s personal and professional life hangs in the balance as he takes the stand at the Coroner’s inquest into Amanda Layton’s death. As Malick gives evidence, the Coroner warns he could face criminal charges if it can be proved he applied the Do Not Resuscitate Advance Directive – granting Amanda’s wish to die – in exchange for information about Simone, who Amanda had been involved in killing.

Malick does his best to prove he made no pact with Amanda, but when spurned lover Dominic gives evidence, it looks like the odds are well and truly stacked against him. Can Malick save his career?

Meanwhile, Gemma’s day goes from bad to worse when she encounters a difficult patient and has problems at home. She is forced to seek help from an unlikely source.