Doctors spoilers: Scarlett Kiernan gets some UNEXPECTED news...

Doctors spoilers, Scarlett Kiernan, Brian Kiernan
Scarlett Kiernan is left reeling when her dad Brian makes a SURPRISE decision on Doctors... (Image credit: BBC)

Scarlett Kiernan (played by Kia Pegg) is still on the mend after her collapse at the Campus Surgery on Doctors (1:45pm - see our TV Guide for listings).

Scarlett's unemployed dad, Brian (Simon Lowe), feels guilty that she has had to work herself into exhaustion to try and support them both financially.

Brian blames himself for not being able to work.

But so far, he just hasn't had any luck finding another job.

However, after making a MYSTERY phonecall last week on the BBC daytime drama, Brian has some unexpected news for Scarlett...

He drops the BOMBSHELL that he is going to be leaving Letherbridge to go and work with his sister, Liz in her shop!

Brian reckons it'll be fun for Scarlett to have her own independence without having to worry about him all the time.

But Scarlett is left in a spin over Brian's decision, and feels he is abandoning her...

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Scarlett discovers her dad Brian is planning to leave Letherbridge on Doctors... (Image credit: BBC)

Rob Hollins (Chris Walker) continues to manage his wife, Karen's (Jan Pearson) recovery after her heart attack at Christmas.

Karen thinks that she and Rob are going on a gentle stroll.

But she soon discovers he has signed them up to take part with a walking group, Heart Health Walks!

Karen is furious with Rob for tricking her.

Is he still overdoing it with Karen's recovery program?

Karen is caught offguard when Rob reveals the REAL emotional reason that he has been on her case to get back on her feet...

Doctors spoilers, Karen Hollins, Rob Hollins

Karen and Rob have a heart-to-heart on today's episode of Doctors. (Image credit: BBC)

Elsewhere, Emma Reid (Dido Miles) is back on the airwaves for another episode of her radio show.

She gets a call from Poppy Clarke (Bethany Asher), a teenager with learning difficulties.

But something is wrong...

When PC Sam Owusua (Florence Williams) arrives for a welfare check, she makes a SHOCK discovery at Poppy's home...

Sam discovers that Poppy loves Emma's radio show.

So the policewoman enlists the help of medic Emma to come and assist Poppy, who is very upset over something that has happened...

Doctors spoilers, Emma Reid, PC Sam Owusua

Can Emma and PC Owusua help a troubled teenager on Doctors? (Image credit: BBC)

Doctors spoilers, Poppy Clarke

WHY does Poppy phone into Emma's radio show on Doctors? (Image credit: BBC)

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

All the latest episodes are also available to stream through BBC iPlayer

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.