When Mrs Tembe announces she is leaving Letherbridge in two days, a decision must be made about her replacement. Will Becky get the job?
Even though Becky Clarke didn't make a great first impression on everyone at The Mill, she's still the favourite to replace Mrs Tembe as the surgery Practice Manager.
And the clock is ticking when Mrs Tembe suddenly announces she is leaving Letherbridge in two days to move to Newcastle and begin her training to become a vicar! So surgery partners Daniel Granger and Zara Carmichael had better hurry and make up their minds!
However, the couple are still distracted by troubles on the home front after their young son Joe ran away last week, upset by all the arguments between Daniel and Zara since Christmas.
Luckily, Joe was found by policeman Rob Hollins. But the problems continue when a stressed-out Joe starts to wet the bed which leads to another argument between Daniel and Zara...
Meanwhile, having finally got her vaccinations done ahead of her holiday, surgery receptionist Karen Hollins starts to complain she's suffering side effects from the jabs Dr Sid Vere gave her. But it's left to Dr Jimmi Clay to prescribe some meditation to try and calm down Karen! Will it work?
Elsewhere, midwife Ruhma Carter meets sisters Orla and Zoe Hammond who are both pregnant.
But while Zoe is nearly full-term pregnant, Orla confides in Ruhma she has only just found out she's expecting and wants to have an abortion as she can't back home in Northern Ireland.
How will Zoe react when she finds out what Orla is planning to do?
Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One
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)
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