When Jac asks Clifford if she can be involved in the pioneering remote robotic procedure that’s taking place in Holby he refuses, and Jac’s disappointed to learn that Diane is on the team. Lord Byrne and Clifford get frustrated when the patient withdraws his consent for the surgery but when Jac manages to get the op back on track, Lord Byrne rewards her with Diane’s place on the surgical team.
Later, everyone’s drinking in a hotel bar and Jac and Lord Byrne are clearly enjoying each other’s company. When Jac lies that she and Joseph are finished, Lord Byrne invites Jack to stay the night with him. In the morning, Jac gets dressed as Lord Byrne sleeps.
Lola is struggling to cope in a busy AAU – and it doesn’t help that Thandie’s still making mistakes. Irate Lola wants Thandie off the ward and Mark suggests that she tell someone in authority. Sutherland turns up and Lola lays into him about the chaos in AAU – but when he successfully overrules her decision to close the department to future admissions, Lola’s hurt by the lack of support from her team.
Also, after another day of tension between Kyla and Harvey, Kyla decides to give her troubled boyfriend another chance.