Doctors spoilers: WHO is the unexpected visitor at the Mill?

Doctors spoilers, Karen Hollins, Nathan Sallery
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Valerie Pitman is in for a surprise when she gets an unexpected visitor at the Mill on today's episode of Doctors. WHO is it?

Valerie Pitman (played by Sarah Moyle) is surprised by an unexpected arrival at the Mill on today's episode of Doctors (1:45pm on BBC One, see our TV Guide for full listings).

The surgery receptionist is excited about her first day of Healthcare Assistant training.

But Valerie is thrown when Nathan Sallery (James Barriscale) arrives at the Mill!

Valerie thought she'd messed everything up when she turned-up on Nathan's doorstep and he sent her packing.

But Valerie is surprised when Nathan unexpectedly apologises for his rude behaviour.

He is curious about the contents of the mystery box that Valerie has.

Is there a clue in the box that could lead Nathan to find his birth mum?

Doctors spoilers, Nathan Sallery

Nathan unexpectedly visits Valerie at the Mill on Doctors

Nathan is excited when he recognises his birth mum from photos that his adopted mother had.

Where will the trail lead next?

Meanwhile, Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan) gets caught in a dispute between a brother and sister.

Linda Barclay (Sarah Middleton) approaches Jimmi for help.

She is worried about her brother Patrick (Andrew Langtree) who no longer wants to go outside.

Linda tells Jimmi about Patrick's obsessions.

He's been like this since the death of his brother.

But Jimmi says he can't do anything to help Patrick unless he comes to see him in person.

Doctors spoilers, Patrick Barclay

Doctors spoilers, Linda Barclay, Patrick Barclay

Can Jimmi help troubled siblings Linda and Patrick on Doctors?

Linda is determined to lure Patrick out of the house one way or another.

But when she resorts to desperate measures to get Patrick out of the house, DISASTER strikes...

Doctors continues every Monday to Thursday at 1:45pm on BBC One

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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?!

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

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