Jacob worries that David is not looking after himself, so to prove a point, he deliberately lights a cigarette in front of Tracy. He later tells David and Leyla that he was only risking his life in the same way David is.
Later, Tracy consoles David over Jacob and they kiss, but they’re both shocked and upset when a tuft of David’s hair comes away in her hand. Struggling to cope, David pushes Tracy away.
Meanwhile, Chas tells DS Wise that she isn’t ready for a relationship so soon after Gordon. He respects her decision, but Charity encourages her to give him a chance. Aaron tries his best to comfort his mum but she insists he should go on his holiday to Wales. Later, after knocking back too much booze, Chas has to be led into the back room by Charity to sleep it off. But is her love life all that’s really worrying Chas?
Elsewhere, Lachlan is frustrated that Belle hasn’t dumped Doctor Bailey. Later, Zak and Lisa insist they need to speak to Angie to stop her calling the police. Belle reluctantly agrees but dreads the visit. When they all arrive at the Baileys’, Belle apologises and assures Angie that she’s getting help.
Also today, Rhona returns home and admits to Pierce that she’s been worrying too much, prompting them to share a passionate kiss.
Finally, James tells the boys about his plan.