Soon afterwards, Gennie tells Nikhil and Georgia about her mum, worrying that she needs to make decisions quickly. However, Gennie is upset when she realises that Brenda has been looking on the internet for alternative advice and is refusing to talk to Bob. Brenda promises to tell Bob tomorrow, but Gennie is left unconvinced.
Later, Bob confronts Brenda over her attitude towards him, as he feels she is stringing him along. Bob leaves Brenda alone and in tears. Confused about what to do regarding the surgery, Brenda then visits Gennie and Nikhil. They're left worrying that she's going to back out of having the operation.
Later, Ashley arranges a meeting for Sandy with the social worker. Laurel and Ashley recognise they will need to think of something as Sandy doesn't have much chance of getting in sheltered accommodation with his nice house and family. Ashley walks boldly into Sandy's meeting and lies that things are bad again between them. With his history of violence with Sandy, it sounds critical, but will Sandy allow Ashley to use these lies to move him to the top of the housing list?
Elsewhere, Cameron wants rid of Thomas and when he's late for work he hopes it could be his chance, Rhona has a sore back, Paddy feels increasingly on the sidelines due to Rhona's friendship with Vanessa, while Kerry is chuffed when Debbie asks her to have Jack for a couple of hours.
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