EPISODE 3 WIN SOME, LOSE SOME
The Pullens and Tom cheer on
Nick as he wins another bike race. His trainer Brian is convinced that Nick can
win the national championships. However Brain is soon diagnosed with Myasthenia
Gravis and is unable to ride anymore. He continues to coach Nick and begins
giving Nick vitamins which he says will helps his performance.
Will and Tom have a drink in The Black Swan. Kate arrives and Tom asks Will how
she has taken the news that he has filed for a divorce. Will tells Tom that Kate doesnít
know yet as he canít face telling her, he says sheíll find out soon enough. Kate
comes over and asks Will how he is, he says heís fine. The silent treatment
forces Kate to leave the pub.
Sam and Kerri arrive home from the physio clinic, she is now walking with the
help of crutches. They announce that they will be getting married on the last
Saturday of the month.
Kate and Charlie have now moved into their new home. Kate receives a letter from
the solicitors informing her of Willís application for divorce. Charlie sees her
crying as she reads the letter and he asks her whatís wrong. She says nothing
and leaves the room to finish unpacking. Charlie reads the letter she has left
behind and realises Will and Kate are to divorce.
Roy Telford becomes a patient on The Beeches list. He has been banned from
several other practices due to his violent behaviour. Sam treats Roy and reads
on his records that Roy has an alcohol problem. Roy asks Sam for some sleeping
pills but Sam refuses as his insomnia is a side affect of his drinking, which
sleeping pills wonít cure. Roy gets violent and causes a scene in reception. Sam
asks him to leave but Roy pushes him to the ground. Will and Tom witness Royís
behaviour and order him out of the surgery. Will says heíll tell the PCT they
donít want Roy on their list.
Tom asks Carol where Alex is. Carol tells him that Alex has gone on holiday with
Sam and Kerriís house needs some work done as the pipes have burst. The repair
work is going to cost Sam a lot of money and the builders wonít start the work
until Sam pays them for the last lot of repairs they have done.
Kate visits Will at The Beeches to discuss Roy. She says they are obliged to
treat Roy for a total of 3 months. Will says Roy is an alcoholic but Kate argues
that Royís drinking problem is not the issue here as The Beeches have a duty
to care for him. Unconvinced, Will asks Kate what this is really about. She tells
him itís about the rights of a patient - nothing else. As she goes to leave Will
asks her if she has received a letter from his solicitor. She says she has and is
upset that Will didnít tell her first.
WILL: Did you receive a letter from my solicitor?
KATE: After everything we've been through, you could've had
the guts to tell me to my face
Sam asks Will why Roy is back at The Beeches. Will says itís because Roy
complained to the PCT. Sam said he thought their troubles with the PCT had ended
when Richard left - Will tells him no, this is just the beginning.
ROY: She's very accommodating your boss
WILL: She's not my boss
Sam deals with The Beeches bank manager, he is assessing their annual income. He
tells Sam that there is £20,000 sitting in The Beeches account doing nothing -
they should invest it. After the meeting, Will asks Sam if the books were ok -
Sam tells him they just managed to break even.
Nick has a cold and tells Brian he needs to stop training in order to get
better. However Brian tells him he canít give up and makes him train. He tells
Nick to take some more vitamins to get his strength up. Nick rides home and as he
reaches the pub he falls of his bike. Mike and Liz help him up and call out Tom.
Tom finds that Nick has an ear infection and prescribes rest, however Mike and
Nick are adamant that he needs to train in order to make the nationals.
Charlie visits Will and asks him if he still wants to see him now that he and
Kate are getting a divorce. Charlie tells Will Kate hasnít spoken about the
divorce however he
saw the letter without her knowing. Will tells Charlie he cares about him and
says they can still do things as a family even if he and Kate arenít married
anymore. Will suggests that they all go out for a meal and have a laugh like they
The bank asks Sam for his repayments on the loan. They want reassurance that the
payments can be kept up especially as he has the house up against the loan. Sam
says he is expecting a huge payout any day now.
Tom tells Brian that he needs to lay off Nick as Mike and Liz are not happy that
heís training when heís unwell. Brian says Nick isnít any good anyway and says
he sent him on a 20 minute ride over an hour ago and he still hasnít come back.
Tom says there must be something wrong and he and Brian go to look for Nick.
They find him high in the hills having collapsed. Nick tells Tom he has taken
vitamins and Tom asks where he got them from. Nick says Brian gave them to him and
Tom asks Brian what vitamins they were. Brian admits the vitamins were speed. Tom tells
Brian to go to his car and get help, if he doesnít Nick could die.
Will picks up Kate and Charlie - they promise not to argue for the rest of the
evening. After they have finished their meal they run into a drunk Roy who
begins to verbally attack Will. Will ushers Kate and Charlie to move on but as
he walks away from Roy, Roy pulls him back and hits him. Kate tries to help Will
but he tells her to leave him. As they arrive back at Kateís house, Kate asks
Will if he holds her responsible for what Roy did. Will tells her she has been
vindictive in making Roy stay at The Beeches, he says if she had listened to him
none of this wouldíve happened. Charlie tells them that he doesnít want them to
go out as a family anymore if this is how itís going to be.
Brian gets to Tomís car but doesnít call for help. Instead he leaves the keys on
the bonnet and runs away. Tom is struggling to keep Nick alive and explains to
him that he needs to go and get him some oxygen. He says he canít take him with him
because itís too far. Tom gets back to the car and finds Brian has left them
alone. Tom calls for an air ambulance and accompanies Nick to hospital.
Sam goes to The Beeches after hours and forges Willís signature on a cheque for
£20,000. He then goes to the bank and clears his loan.
Mike and Liz arrive at the hospital and Tom tells them what has happened. He
tells them Nick has a heart disease that has always been there but has been
brought on by the
speed that Nick has taken. He says in time
Nick may need an operation to correct the heart valve that isn't functioning properly.
Will visits a sober Roy in the police cells. Roy tells him he is very lucky to
have a nice wife and child. Kate visits The Beeches to give Will some paperwork.
She apologises for thrusting Roy onto the patient list. Will says it's ok and
realises she was just
doing her job. Kate says he was right when he accused her
of being vindictive. Will says he deserved it as he shouldíve had the courage to
speak to her about the divorce. Kate says it has come out of the blue as she wasnít
expecting it. Will offers to delay the divorce but she says itís fine. She asks if
they can be civil for Charlie's sake and because they have to work together. He
agrees and Kate asks him if the divorce is what he really wants, he tells her
itís for the best. She kisses him and walks away.
KATE: Could we at least be civil, even if it's for
WILL: Yes, but not for
Charlie's sake. Kate, we've been through too much together to not be friends
Nick tells Tom heís scared at how his life might change due to his heart
condition. Tom tells him he has his support as well as that of his family.
Sam buys Kerri flowers and takes them home to her. He apologises for being a pain
recently but tells her everything is sorted now.