"Take a Cup of Kindness" is the 608th episode of Casualty and the 18th episode of the 22nd series. It was preceded by "(What's so Funny 'bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?" and followed by "For Auld Lang Syne". This episode saw the arrival of Zoe Hanna, portrayed by Sunetra Sarker. The events of this episode take place on 31 December 2007.
With the year drawing to an end Kelsey, Abs and Harry's daughter go to the Paradise club to end the year in style. Meanwhile a boy, Dean, with mental issues brandishes a gun in his mother while wearing his dads old army clothes. Meanwhile new doctor, Zoe Hanna's car runs out of petrol and she goes to a nearby farm house looking for fuel when she comes across the mother that has been shot. Meanwhile a girl that has been brought in after a car accident is clear of spinal injuries by Ruth, the girl later tries to stand up to go tot the toilet but collapses and can not feel her legs. Meanwhile at the Paradise club Dean has managed to gain entry, looking for his target. As the nurses and Big Mac pop open a bottle of champagne at midnight, Tess storms in sending them all back to work. Kelsey and Abs, first on scene, give a young girl a tracheotomy with a straw much to Dixie and Jeff's praise. Abs follows Dean upstairs to try and treat him when he aims the gun at Abs. Back in the hospital, Ruth lies to Tess about what happened to the patient and blames what happened on Nadia and that she never said to discharge the patient or remove the collar.