Just weeks after registrar Raf asked nurse Essie to marry him, the couple shock their Holby colleagues this week when they reveal they’ve secretly tied the knot. Meanwhile, Essie’s ex Sacha Levy has already got a lot on his plate this week, trying to get the SAINT aftercare project off the ground. So he’s understandably in turmoil when Essie tells him her news.
Raf and Essie’s colleagues won’t let their wedding pass without a celebration so, later, their pals – including Fletch and Holby boss Hanssen – decide to throw the happy couple a lavish party. Will Sacha show up? And is he ready to finally let Essie go?
Meanwhile, well-meaning Lofty has once again been meddling in things that don’t concern him, and is caught off-guard by a surprise visitor on AAU. Needless to say, Morven’s furious when she realises Lofty has tracked down her estranged mother! As Morven learns more about the woman, will it be a happy reunion?
Also, Oliver’s going head-to-head with Roxanna in a bid to win funding for his chest wall reconstruction project. But when Oliver uncovers the heartbreaking truth behind Roxanna’s project, will he have a change of heart?