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Joanna runs into the middle of a medical emergency whilst on her day off. Rita
Barratt arrives back in Cardale and back at The Beeches there's a special
delivery for Dawn and Sam.
EPISODE 2 ALONE
Cardale is thrown into a state of shock when Alice is brutally attacked in her
own home. Can the pillar of the community recover from this devastating intrusion.
Meanwhile Joanna, who is torn apart with guilt over the attack, turns to Martin
EPISODE 3 ESKIMO ROLL
After disaster strikes at their home, Dawn and her children move in with Andrew.
But as relations between Andrew and the children are frosty, family bliss looks
unlikely. Alice struggles to come to terms with memories of her attack and
Joanna and Martin reach an understanding over their relationship.
EPISODE 4 WOOD FOR TREES
Andrew and Dawn face a tough time when Trent becomes seriously ill, however the
arrival of Trent's dad Keith signals that their problems have only just begun.
Elsewhere Alice returns home and Sam takes part in the community tug of war.
EPISODE 5 BUYING TIME
Sam's interest in MS sufferer Anna becomes less then healthy when he lets his
heart rule his head. The situation blurs his medical judgement and causes
friction with Andrew. Trent returns home from hospital but the after effects of
his illness begin to take hold.
EPISODE 6 CHANGE OF LIFE
Joanna makes a big decision about her relationship with Martin after he starts
work at The Beeches. Meanwhile Rita has a health scare and reveals the reasons
behind her positive attitude.
EPISODE 7 CLOSE TO HEAVEN - Part 1
Joanna and Martin take on the sensitive case of a terminally ill teenager.
Andrew and Sam go out of their way to help a couple stranded on a riverbank but
things take a turn for the worse when Andrew is badly injured. Unconscious and
unresponsive - is this the end for Andrew?
EPISODE 8 CLOSE TO HEAVEN - Part 2
Joanna and Sam plead with hospital medics and ask them not to give up on trying
to revive Andrew. Dawn keeps an anxious vigil by his bedside whilst Keith
returns demanding to look after the children. Elsewhere Martin's vulnerability
is shown after his high profile case ends in the worse possible way.
EPISODE 9 THE FIRST STONE
Joanna tries her best to get Martin to face up to his true feelings after the
loss of his patient. Whilst Sam takes on as much work as possible in Andrew's
DARK SIDE OF THE MOON
When Martin is offered a fantastic job in Sussex, Joanna has to make a hard
decision. Stay in Cardale with a community and job she loves, or move to another
place with the man she loves. Proposals and patients help her to decide the fate
of she and Martin.
EPISODE 11 NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING
Back from their holiday but not rid of their problems, Andrew and Dawn return to
Cardale and have some uncomfortable questions to answer about their
relationship. Elsewhere an old friend causes problems for Sam.
EPISODE 12 MOVING ON
The end looks nigh for Andrew and Dawn when Keith's presence cracks their
already fragile relationship. Will Andrew lose Dawn to a man she feels little
for. Meanwhile Alice, Joanna, Sam and Kelly rally around Rita when she has a
EPISODE 13 NEW BEGINNINGS
Andrew finally comes face to face with Keith after Dawn decides to leave Cardale
- will he let her walk away? Sam is knocked sideways when Anna returns - does
her future lie with him? It's new beginnings all round as Andrew, Joanna and Sam
face the future without their partners.