Connie begins to face the reality of her condition when her right hand begins to lose sensation. After noticing the medication in her bag and seeing her struggle in resus, Ethan realises that her cardiac patient never existed - he was looking at her scans. When her arm becomes ischemic, she forces Ethan to perform an embolectomy on her. When he is hesitant to perform the procedure and suggests getting outside help, she threatens to inform the authorities of his role in Scott Ellisson's death. After successfully removing the embolus in an empty theatre room, Ethan gives it to her and tells her to have it tested.
Meanwhile, it's the day of Alicia's driving test. However, on her last lesson before the test, she accidentally runs over her instructor's foot. When she asks Charlie if he could instruct her, he is reluctant to let her use his car. After helping her previous instructor stand up to his overbearing boss, Alicia manages to convince Charlie to let her borrow his car. With Noel's help, she passes her driving test.
Elsewhere, wanting to spend the night with Iain who is going out to play poker with Sam, Lily asks Max to teach her how to play. When he has qualms about letting her join in, upset, she decides to apply for a research post.