Doctors Spoilers: Dr Jimmi Clay discovers a shock secret about his ex-wife

Amanda suddenly quits her job at The Mill and reveals some terrible truths to her ex-husband, Jimmi

Dr Jimmi Clay's world has been turned upside down since the return of his ex-wife, Amanda Vardalis, who now happens to be working at The Mill Health Centre.

However, after complaints about her work by others at the surgery, Amanda has an emotional meltdown and quits her job!

When Jimmi finds Amanda crying in her car, he offers to drive her home and soon discovers Amanda has been hiding some shock secrets from him since she returned.

Not only has she developed arthritis in her hands but she is totally broke after the death of her husband, Andres, having been cut out of his will by his children. Can Jimmi find a way to help Amanda?

Elsewhere, Mrs Tembe and Dr Daniel Granger are trying to do their bit for the environment by encouraging staff to give up their waste paper bins and use the recycling facilities instead. But they are not prepared for the complete chaos caused!

Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC 1

Simon Timblick

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.