All Saints: episode guide


Trust

Episode 6.01 (212)
Tuesday, February 11, 2003
Ratings: 1.40 million viewers
Produced by Di Drew
Screenplay by Sarah Walker
Directed by Scott Feeney

Despite his nerves and the unwelcome arrival of her father, Bron and Ben finally make it to the altar. Mitch's drinking seems out of control and Terri is reliving nightmares of her father's violence. Nelson's trust is betrayed on the ward by an amorous nurse, and privately by his alcoholic wife. A new intern, Angus, is shown the ropes.

Starring: Georgie Parker, Conrad Coleby, Martin Lynes, Judith McGrath, Libby Tanner, Ben Tari, Erik Thomson, Brian Vriends

Special Guest: Robert Coleby as Professor Richard Craig

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner

Guest Cast: Maggie Dence as June Markham, Eliza Logan as Danielle Markham, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, Margie McCrae as Catherine Craig, Nicholas Flint as Dr. Angus Drummond, Rohan Nichol as Aaron Collingwood, Deni Gordon as Sophie Yew, Briony Williams as Jill Daniels, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Brendan Donoghue as Jeremy King, Nigel Douglas as Minister, Ben Tomkins as Geoff, Mollie King as Tandi, Naomi Yoshinaga as Suzie, Rick Collings as Photographer, Nadia Scappa as Young Terri

Heroic Measures

Episode 6.02 (213)
Tuesday, February 11, 2003
Ratings: 1.40 million viewers
Screenplay by Sam Meikle
Directed by Catherine Roden

Scott rescues a woman from a sinking car, and risks his job in the process. Rebecca's 16-year-old Down's Syndrome brother Charlie is brought in with appendicitis, revealing some deep cracks in the Green family. Angus accuses Mitch of giving a diabetes patient a heparin overdose. A squeaky wheelchair has Nelson pulling his hair out and taking matters into his own hands… with unfortunate consequences.

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis

Guest Cast: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Bart John as Lindsay Green, Anne Grigg as Sonia Green, Travis Chapman as Charlie Green, Nick Flint as Dr. Angus Drummond, Rohan Nichol as Aaron Collingwood, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Clayton Williams as Martin Cowles, Laurence Coy as Rod Cowles, Paul Wilson as Mr. Dakin, Troy Planet as Dennis Poole, Anne Love as Sarah Gray, Brad Weightman as Craig, Katrina Vass as Kerry

Note: Troy Planet's first appearance as maintenence worker Dennis Poole

Destiny's Child

Episode 6.03 (214)
Tuesday, February 18, 2003
Ratings: 1.46 million viewers
Screenplay by Denise Morgan & Phillip Dalkin
Directed by Aarne Neeme
Additional material directed by Peter Fisk

The repercussions are immense when Paula discovers she is pregnant. Ben and Luke disagree over a call Luke makes at an accident scene, which results in a little girl's death. An increasingly deaf Mitch and a worried Terri are at loggerheads over Mitch's argument with Rose. Nelson's been given a second chance at a promotion.

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Joy Smithers as Rose Stevens, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Nick Flint as Angus Drummond

Guest Cast: Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, Camilla Ah Kim as Dr Hannah Lawson, Rohan Nichol as Aaron Collingwood, Frank Whitten as Albert Tolz, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Kain O'Keeffe as Todd Sorenson, Ruth Caro as Carol Thiele, Indiana Evans as Milly Roberts, c as Collette Pullman, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Paul Lyons as Eric Roberts, Rebecca Barratt as Mrs Roberts

Broken English

Episode 6.04 (215)
Tuesday, February 25, 2003
Ratings: 1.37 million viewers
Screenplay by Andrew Kelly
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

Mitch, who is again drinking heavily, lashes out at Terri and hits her. The next morning he wakes up hungover to find that she has gone. Arriving at the hospital wanting to set things right, Mitch discovers that Terri had never arrived. Panicked at the thought of losing her, he tries to track her down and finds her at her sister Margaret's house, where he lashes out again, this time at Margaret's husband. Now both Mitch and Terri know that something isn't right, so Mitch undergoes a CT scan. And the news isn't good. Charlotte gains the trust of an elderly Polish man brought in and through a translator, discovers the horrific living conditions in the boarding house where he is staying. Paula is unfairly blamed after a minor neurological procedure goes wrong.

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Nick Flint as Angus Drummond

Special Guest: Victoria Longley as Margaret O'Brien

Guest Cast: Bogdan Koca as Mikael Zielinski, Melissa Thomas as Linda Thompson, John Noble as Mr Madson, Bevan Wilson as Professor Walter Thomas, Robyn Forsythe as Collette Pullman, Terence Crawford as John O'Brien, Bronte Doherty as Cassie O'Brien, Halina Abramowicz as Interpreter, Alicia Livingstone as Donna, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Maya Le Bransky as Alice Thompson, Jim O'Connor as Anaesthetist, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse, Avril Wynn as Terri Stunt Double

All Our Tomorrows

Episode 6.05 (216)
Tuesday, March 04, 2003
Ratings: 1.38 million viewers
Screenplay by Sally Webb
Directed by Scott Hartford-Davis

Today is the day of Mitch's brain biopsy. A MS sufferer has reached the end of her road. A kid from a good school is found to be habitually sniffing paint thinners. Charlotte is faced with a terrible decision when her dog mauls a neighbour's child.

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Nick Flint as Angus Drummond

Guest Cast: Jennifer Kent as Joanna Hayes, Maurie Barlin as Lewis Cole, Sandra Eldridge as Heather D'Angelo, Ashlee Broadbent as Jessie D'Angelo, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr. Nicola Hartley, Bevan Wilson as Professor Walter Thomas, Lindsay Farris as Nicholas Palmer, Annie Davis-McCubbin as Julia Palmer, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Louise Ginman as Kim Ewings, Ben Tomkins as Geoff Carson, Jim O'Connor as Anaethetist, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse

Note: As mentioned in the episode, the character of Joanna Hayes appeared previously in episode 4.18

Older & Wiser

Episode 6.06 (217)
Tuesday, March 11, 2003
Ratings: 1.31 million viewers
Screenplay by Chris Corbett
Directed by Julian Pringle

Luke's father is admitted to hospital following a multiple vehicle accident but refuses to accept the diagnosis. On Ben's last day, he and Scott take different sides over conflicting accounts of the accident. Sinking into depression over his illness, Mitch returns to work and puts Terri in a difficult position. Angus is also depressed because his new Psych rotation is going badly. With her move to the country imminent, Bron urges Jared to apply for her job.

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Nick Flint as Angus Drummond

Guest Cast: Helmut Bakaitis as Sal Forlano, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr Nicola Hartley, Ian Watkins as Bill Rogan, Meg Chilcott as Professor Beattie, Matt Ruddock as Jason Cross, Doug Wiggins as David Cross, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Albert Nassour as Tony

Separation Pains

Episode 6.07 (218)
Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Ratings: 1.27 million viewers
Screenplay by John Concannon
Directed by Peter Fisk

Bron hates good-byes but it's going to be hard to avoid them. All she wants is an easy last day at work but that doesn't seem likely with one of her patients having his arm amputated. Terri is left to wrestle with the implications after Mitch has a sperm sample frozen. Scott gets a new ambo partner. Charlotte and Terri clash over a woman's decision to have an elective hysterectomy

With: Tammy MacIntosh as Dr Charlotte Beaumont; Jenni Baird as Paul Morgan, Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns

Guest Cast: Kate Sheil as Victoria Carlton, Emma Copping as Lucy Stevens, Paul Kelman as Neville McFarlane, Lisa Flanagan as Chloe (Boo) Hanson, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr Nicola Hartley, Kim Hillas as Joan Marden, Wendy Lycett as Dr Jenny Kendal, Delia Hannah as Jill Walsh, Sarah Enright as Rachel Tierney, Jonnie Cocks as Evan Baker, Michael Ross as Mr Justin Abbott, Megan Wynn as Jill's Nurse, Paul Doyle as Scott Stunt Double

Note: the final episode for Brian Vriends but Fletcher Humphrys' first

The Last Supper

Episode 6.08 (219)
Tuesday, March 25, 2003
Ratings: 1.32 million viewers
Screenplay by Sarah Walker
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

Terri has a romantic surprise in store for Mitch… and it becomes a celebration of life with all the family of Ward 17. Rebecca nurses a man whose son has been lost in a boating accident and comforts his grieving wife as they hope for a miracle. Charlotte learns that love never dies. Scott helps Alex come to terms with the difference between city and country attitudes.

Starring: Georgie Parker, Jenni Baird, Conrad Coleby, Martin Lynes, Tammy MacIntosh, Judith McGrath, Ben Tari, Erik Thomson

With: Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns

Guest Cast: Diana Davidson as Betty Harvey, Don Reid as Ernie Harvey, Khristina Totos as Ruth Leopold, Ned Manning as John Leopold, Patrick Thompson as Paul Stevens, Amy Mathews as Mary Cowper, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, John Noble as Mr Madson, Raymond Duparc as Dr Henry Phelan, Lloyd Morris as Dr Burgess, Joanne Gabbe as Nurse Harriet, Graham Kelleher as Celebrant, Cori Hopper as Seth, Luke Antonopoulos as Jacob Leopold

Note: Jenni Baird and Tammy Macintosh are elevated into the opening credits replacing Libby Tanner and Brian Vriends

Only the Good Die Young

Episode 6.09 (220)
Tuesday, April 01, 2003
Ratings: 1.45 million viewers
Screenplay by Louise Crane
Directed by Scott Hartford Davis

Mitch fights for his life on an operating table while the return of a patient has the staff of Ward 17 wondering where the justice is in the world.

With: Paul Tassone as Nelson Curtis, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher

Guest Cast: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, John Noble as Mr Madson, Kate Shiel as Victoria Carlton, Peter Feeney as Bruce Randle, Amelia Longhurst as Kerry Randle, Emma Copping as Lucy Stevens, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Tim Pace as Kurt Hayes, Ben Tomkins as Jeff, Jim O'Connor as Anaesthetist, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse, Marc and Nathan Brown as Charlie Randle

Vale

Episode 6.10 (221)
Tuesday, April 08, 2003
Ratings: 1.41 million viewers
Screenplay by John Banas
Directed by Chris Martin-Jones

Family and friends turn out in force to pay their last respects to their beloved colleague Mitch Stevens. New nurse Sterling 'Sterlo' McCormack starts on the ward and Nelson and Paula are intrigued when he does everything in his power to avoid hospital CEO Colin Blackburn. A difficult day on the ward is made moreso when the Orderly staff put an embargo on Ward 17.

Starring: Georgie Parker, Jenni Baird, Conrad Coleby, Martin Lynes, Tammy MacIntosh, Judith McGrath, Ben Tari, Paul Tassone

With: Paul Tassone as Nelson Curits, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher

Special Guests: Victoria Longley as Margaret O'Brien, Brett Climo as Malcolm Pussle

Guest Cast: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Joy Smithers as Rose Stevens, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Libby Tanner as Bron Markham, Melissa Jaffer as Eileen Sullivan, Kate Sheil as Victoria Carlton, Emma Copping as Lucy Stevens, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Patrick Thompson as Paul Stevens, Nick Flint as Dr. Angus Drummond, Shirley Sheppard as Dolly O'Riordan, Sam O'Dell as Wayne Dunstan, Robert Pearce as Piper

Note: Erik Thomson, Libby Tanner, and Nick Flint's final appearances. Paul Tassone replaces Eric Thomson in the opening credits and Henry Nixon joins the cast

The Art of Flowers

Episode 6.11 (222)
Tuesday, April 15, 2003
Ratings: 1.40 million viewers
Screenplay by David Hannam
Directed by Geoff Bennett

Terri's not coping in the aftermath of Mitch's death and a dispute with a neighbour only adds to her woes.. After an awkward start, Sterlo saves a patient and bonds with Charlotte in the process. Rebecca's guilt over sleeping with Jared is compounded when Scott supports her through a crisis with her brother. Reg gets a date with the florist of her dreams and Matt returns to the hospital as an orderly

With: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher

Special Guest: Angela Punch McGregor as Carmen Shaw

Guest Cast: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Joe Manning as Rufus Mathers, Travis Chapman as Charlie Green, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Bob Mercer as Mr Xenides, Luke Medland as Simon Charters, Sarah Woods as Jan Charters, Octavia Barron-Martin as Molly Reed, Paul Wilson as Mr Dakin

Note: in series 12 Sarah Woods will portay the mother of Dr Adam Rossi, Kip Gamblin's character

Fanning the Flames

Episode 6.12 (223)
Tuesday, Aus: April 22, 2003
Ratings: 1.30 million viewers
UK: March 19, 2004
Screenplay by Denise Morgan
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

Terri's grief reaches a climax when she ends up in hospital suffering from pneumonia. A new doctor, Vincent Hughes, arrives in Emergency and causes a stir. Scott and Alex bring in a patient suffering puzzling symptoms. Scott acts as Alex's love adviser… with a result that isn't quite as he expects. Matt falls for an attractive patient, unaware of what is wrong with her. Von and Luke are both sitting exams, with wildly different outcomes.

With: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner

Special Guest: Angela Punch McGregor as Carmen Shaw

Guest Cast: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Rachael Coopes as Kirsten Sutton, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr Nicola Hartley, Stephen Leeder as Derek Howell, John Noble as Mr Madson, Lisa Flanagan as Chloe Hanson, Ben Dalton as Lachlan Sutton, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Patricia Cotter as Ally, Melanie De Ferranti as Madeleine Fleming, Diane Richards as Vera Fleming, Sam O'Dell as Wayne, David Whyte as Examiner, Bernice Darby as Doctor

Note: Christopher Gabardi's first episode

Breathing Space

Episode 6.13 (224)
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
Ratings: 1.33 million viewers
Screenplay by Philip Dalkin
Directed by Shawn Seet

Nelson is stunned when Terri calls to announce her resignation. Luke's confidence in getting the vacant VMO'S position is shattered by Dr Murphy. Jared puts Matt and Kirsten's blossoming romance to the test when he involves Matt in the care of Jenny Garfield, a cancer patient. Vincent struggles to get to the bottom of ovarian cyst patient Tina Blake's life-long halitosis problem. Terri is forced to confront her future when she learns the shocking truth about her neighbour Carmen's past. Regina's new flower arrangement puts Von and Sterling off-side and Sterlo decides it's got to go.

With: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner

Special Guest: Angela Punch McGregor as Carmen Shaw

Guest Cast: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Jonathan Elsom as Professor Don Murphy, Rachael Coopes as Kirsten Sutton, Amelia Best as Jenny Garfield, Lisa Flanagan as Chloe Hanson, Rebecca Murphy as Tina Blake, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Kim Hillas as Joan Marden

Past Tense

Episode 6.14 (225)
Tuesday, May 06, 2003
Ratings: 1.36 million viewers
Screenplay by Sally Webb
Directed by Scott Hartford Davis

On Terri's first day back at work she clashes with Doctor Vincent Hughes over a returned heart transplant patient who has a broken leg. Nelson and Von go out of their way to shield Terri from a brain tumour patient. Sterlo is accused of having an affair with the mother of one of the Under Seven's footy players he coaches. There is tension between Scott and Rebecca as Jared interferes in their relationship. Leanne Curtis starts working at the hospital making life difficult for Nelson, and compromising Jared's attraction to her when it's revealed that she is his new counsellor.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack

Guest Cast: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Lisa Flanagan as Chloe Hanson, Tamsin Durrant as Katy Sinclair, Steve Bowers as Howard Merchant, Barry Quinn as Dr Simon Byrne, Kathryn Hartman as Sue Everett, Rohan Mack as Tom Everett, Jack O'Shea as Brock Everett, Leon Fryer as John Tighe

Seeking Asylum

Episode 6.15 (226)
Tuesday, May 13, 2003
Ratings: 1.36 million viewers
Screenplay by Sarah Walker
Directed by Geoff Bennett
additional material directed by Di Drew

Vincent's tragic past is revealed after a tough day looking after a TB patient from a government detention centre. He reveals his secret to Charlotte — his second wife was killed in a landmine accident. Suddenly, Vincent's harsh treatment of Terri, who is grieving for her late husband Mitch, makes sense. Terri fights for Malcolm Pussle's reputation, against Vincent and the CEO, and finds herself unpopular on both fronts. When Tony Hunter is admitted to the ward after violently bashing his head, Ward 17 staff, along with social worker Leanne, must get to the bottom his problems with his wife. Alex's girlfriend Chloe would be wise to look for a new career after causing a rather gory disaster in the hairdressing salon in which she works. Alex is mortified when he arrives at the scene and thinks the time has come for Chloe to let go of her dream — and their relationship. Luke wants to share his love of football with Max and Paula but things don't go as planned.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack; Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner (uncredited)

Special Guest: Brett Climo as Dr Malcolm Pussle

Guest Cast: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Ewen Leslie as Tony Hunter, Sri Sacdpraseuth as Silva Cortez, Suzie Stapleton as Angie Hunter, Lilly & Taylor Newbould as Millie Hunter, Lisa Flanagan as Chloe Hanson, Doreen Warburton as Mrs Wollstein, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Lynden Jones as Cameron Ballard, Lucinda Gleeson as Gina Hope

In Control

Episode 6.16 (227)
Tuesday, May 20, 2003
Ratings: 1.42 million viewers
Screenplay by Lesley Lewis
Directed by Carla Drago

Paramedics Scott and Alex are called out to attend a serious car accident, but Scott becomes concerned when he discovers Rebecca's parents are among the injured. The accident victims are making all kinds of claims about who's at fault, but Scott soon realises that the one thing they have in common is blaming Rebecca's dad Lindsay for being out of control. Scott suspects he had been drinking alcohol before the accident. Arriving at All Saints, Rebecca rushes to her parents' side but becomes disturbed when her dad asks her to steal his blood sample and lose it instead of handing it over to the police. She can't decide whether to help her father and compromise her ethics, or stand by the rules of the job. Nelson's relationship with Leanne reaches a crisis point. When Colin finds out that Terri and Charlotte have broken hospital rules he is furious and threatens Terri with dismissal. Sterlo tries to hide a footy injury from everyone, but when Paula finds out she reconsiders her son's involvement in the sport. Matt is deliriously in love with Kirsten but she is keeping a secret from him that could burst the bubble if he finds out.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack; Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner (uncredited)

Special Guest: Angela Punch McGregor as Carmen Shaw

Guest Cast: Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Rachael Coopes as Kirsten Sutton, Anne Grigg as Sonia Green, Bart John as Lindsay Green, Travis Chapman as Charlie Green, Abigail Bianca as Miranda Maloney, Beth Weston as Maureen, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Waddah Sari as Taxi Driver, Winifred Armstrong as Mrs Newman, Ken Gamble as Constable Payne, Irene Wolfison as Elderly Woman Driver

Best Intentions

Episode 6.17 (228)
Tuesday, May 27, 2003
Ratings: 1.48 million viewers
Screenplay by John Concannon
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

A woman revisits a childhood nightmare after she is involved in a car accident with her son and she refuses to believe the nursing staff that he has survived the crash. Terri's plans for her agoraphobic neighbour, Carmen, end in disaster when she is transferred into the Pysch Ward. A new nurse, Frances Regan, has come halfway round the world to work with her great mate Bron but her timing couldn't be worse.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green

Special Guest: Angela Punch McGregor as Carmen Shaw

Guest Cast: Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr Nicola Hartley, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Zach McKay as Dr George Hyne, Annie Lucas as Dr Carol Wong, Jillian O'Dowd as Jasmine Heselwood, Max Clearly as Gus Heselwood, Jason Lee as Nurse Sean Lim, Beth Weston as Maureen TPN Nurse, Keith Potten as Bill Trobeman, Christine McInerney as Ashley Dittman, Ben Tomkins as Jeff the Ambo, Jim O'Connor as Anaesthetist, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse

Notes: Rachel McNamara's first episode. The TV program Max is watching near the end of the episode is The Big Arvo, you can clearly identify the host, Luke Jacobz.

Night Moves

Episode 6.18 (229)
Tuesday, June 03, 2003
Ratings: 1.50 million viewers
Screenplay by John Banas
Directed by Catherine Roden

At the All Saints Annual Charity Ball, hearts are won and lost and Terri discovers that she may have misjudged Vincent Hughes. In the ward, Von confronts an enemy and comes face-to-face with the tragic fate of a woman whose life she has saved.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn; Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner (uncredited)

Guest Cast: Joy Smithers as Rose Stevens, Olivia Brown as Kendra Blackburn, Jane Meikle as Laura, Matt Zeremes as Anton Mintov, Doreen Warburton as Mrs Wollstein, Pauline Anderson as Mrs Elizabeth Cornelius, Marilyn Eccles as Wanda Cornelius, Patricia Cotter as Ally, David Joyce as Dr Cameron, Ben Tomkins as Jeff the Ambo, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Steven Pelkey as Dr Anderson, Diane Richards as Vera Flemming, Lesieli Taufa as ICU Nurse, Short & Horny as Band, Ron Bannerman: saxophone, Al Wasson: drums, Bob Read: trumpet, Phil Swain: trombone, Dennis Lynch: bass, Dave McClymont: piano

Sins of the Past

Episode 6.19 (230)
Tuesday, June 10, 2003
Ratings: 1.54 million viewers
Screenplay by Louise Crane
Directed by Bill Hughes

Terri makes a serious mistake when she assumes she knows what her patient needs. Nelson and Jared disagree on how to best deal with a suicide attempt. Scott makes a decision on his future with Rebecca.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis

Guest Cast: Joy Smithers as Rose Stevens, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Amelia Longhurst as Kerry Randle, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr Nicola Hartley, Keith Agius as Glen Masterton, Sharron Gambrill as Janelle Masterton, George Kowlin as Mini Skip Operator, Angela Punch McGregor as Carmen Shaw (uncredited)

No Place Like Home

Episode 6.20 (231)
Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Ratings: 1.55 million viewers
Screenplay by Sarah Walker
Directed by Peter Fisk

Everyone at the hospital is talking about the death of Rose Stevens, and what could have pushed her to take the final step. Terri Sullivan's relationship with Rose was always difficult, and now she finds herself battling it out with Rose's mother Victoria. The issue at hand is the welfare of Lucy, the daughter Rose had with Terri's late husband Mitch Stevens when he and Rose were married, who is now an orphan. Vincent once again sees the wrong side of Terri. Ward 17 is beset by in-fighting until Terri lays down the law. Scott is the victim of road rage, but he has to deal with his own anger too.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn; Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner (uncredited)

Guest Cast: Kate Sheil as Victoria Carlton, Emma Copping as Lucy Stevens, Diana Davidson as Betty Harvey, Don Reid as Ernie Harvey, Marin Mimica as Detective Jason Manning, Ronny Mouawad as Detective Agostini, John Flower as Alan Marden, Barry Quin as Dr Simon Byrne, Tim Milner as Marcus Connor, Robert Owens as Charles Curry, Mark Dickinson as Brent Spencer, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Greg Try as Ian Hathaway, Mary Allan as Joan Wells, Linda Megier as Betty Stunt Double

Presumption of Guilt

Episode 6.21 (232)
Tuesday, June 24, 2003
Ratings: 1.54 million viewers
Screenplay by Peter Neale
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

Terri's enjoyable week playing mum to Lucy, while Victoria is in hospital, comes to an abrupt end when she is questioned by the police. It seems that Terri was the last person to visit Rose around the time of her death. Evidence given to the police by Vincent and Victoria, Rose's mother, only serves to confirm Terri as a Person of Interest in the investigation.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn; Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner (uncredited)

Guest Cast: James Elliott as Rex Gordon, Kate Sheil as Victoria Carlton, Emma Copping as Lucy Stevens, Marin Mimica as Detective Jason Manning, Ronny Mouawad as Detective Agistini, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Rohan Mack as Tom Everett, Kathryn Hartman as Sue Everett, Jack O'Shea as Brock Everett, Jules Sobotta as Michelle Larsen, Dave Bishop as Stuart Larsen, Jared Houseman as Corey Jacobs, David Grand as Coach

A Rock and a Hard Place

Episode 6.22 (233)
Tuesday, July 01, 2003
Ratings: 1.44 million viewers
Screenplay by Denise Morgan
Directed by Catherine Roden

Terri is locked up at the local police station after being charged with the murder of Rose Stevens. As she languishes in the cell throughout the night and the next day, her co-worker and friend Von battles to come up with the bail money. A glimmer of hope in proving her innocence comes from an unlikely source. Von nurses a dying nun who wants to make her final years more meaningful by leaving the order that wants to put her "out to pasture". Leanne, Jared, and Rebecca are feeling trapped by their unhappy relationships at the hospital.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Francis Regan, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis, David Downer as Colin Blackburn; Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner (uncredited)

Special Guests: Merrick Watts as Lawry, Tim Ross as John

Guest Cast: Beverley Dunn as Sister Roslyn Barry, Samantha Noble as Ebony, Denise Otto as Sister Ruth, Marin Mimica as Detective Jason Manning, Ronny Mouawad as Detective Agostini, Alex Morcos as Mark Jamieson, Kane Ingwersen as Tim Starke, Roger Smith as Allan Starke, Ben Tomkins as Jeff Carson, David Watkins as Sergeant Bray, Samantha Burns as Policewoman

The Things We Do for Love

Episode 6.23 (234)
Tuesday, July 08, 2003
Ratings: 1.48 million viewers
Screenplay by Peter Dalkin & Peter Neale
Directed by Bill Hughes

It's becoming obvious to Jared that Leanne is an alcoholic — her behaviour is getting worse and it is affecting her work — but what can he do about it? Treatment of a disturbed ex-Navy man frustrates Vincent when the Navy won't take responsibility for his serious psychological problems. Charlotte identifies an eating disorder in the daughter of one of her patients. Still dealing with the pressures of Rose's death, Terri is offered extended leave by Joan.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Genevieve O'Reilly as Leanne Curtis

Guest Cast: David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Olivia Brown as Kendra Blackburn, Steve Le Marquand as Boyd Matthews, Lindsey Wallington as Emma Gates, Kim Hillas as Joan Marden, Lara Mulcahy as Josie Farmer, Phoenix Waddell as Melissa Farmer, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Nicola Hartley, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Wadih Dona as Dale Cox, Anthony Cogin as Dr Barry Lord, Luke Peters as Martin Shaw, Jo Kenny as Prue Greenhouse

Suspicious Minds

Episode 6.24 (235)
Tuesday, July 15, 2003
Ratings: 1.51 million viewers
Screenplay by David Hannam
Directed by Scott Hartford-Davis

Vincent becomes entangled in Rose Stevens' murder investigation. Even his ex-wife, Dr. Beaumont, is starting to have some doubts about him. A promotion at the hospital is shifting Luke's career into top gear, but his love-life takes a dive when he does everything wrong on a dinner date with the lovely Paula. Charlotte discovers all is not what it seems with a patient, while Rebecca and Jared have unconventional last days at the hospital.

With: Christopher Gabardi as Vincent Hughes, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Natasha Beaumont as Rebecca Green, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, David Downer as Colin Blackburn

Guest Cast: Marin Mimica as Detective Jason Manning, Ronny Mouawad as Detective Agostini, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Alex Morcos as Mark Jamieson, Wadih Dona as Dale Cox, Colin Borgonon as Dr Peters, Gordon Boyd as Mr Pyke, Wendy Playfair as Gloria Mayberry, Sean Lynch as Darcy Thompson, Firass Dirani as Joe Malouf, Darko Kubata as Waiter, Gavin Duchov as Thug, Simon Freestone as Thug, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse

Note: the final episode for both Ben Tari and Natasha Beaumont

Now You See Me

Episode 6.25 (236)
Tuesday, July 22, 2003
Ratings: 1.37 million viewers
Screenplay by Sally Webb
Directed by Aarne Neeme

The investigation into Rose Stevens' murder reaches a dramatic conclusion. Extraordinary circumstances force Terri and Vincent to make a new beginning. A young, blind man fears that the operation to restore his sight will fail.

Starring: Georgie Parker, Jenni Baird, Conrad Coleby, Christopher Gabardi, Martin Lynes, Tammy MacIntosh, Judith McGrath, Paul Tassone

With: Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, David Downer as Colin Blackburn, Marin Mimica as Detective Jason Manning, Alex Morcos as Mark Jamieson, Phillip Holder as Dan Price, Olivia Brown as Kendra Blackburn

Guest Cast: Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Ronny Mouawad as Detective Agostini, Ben Barrack as Vincent Soames, Craig Murray as Detective Johnson, Christy McInerney as Ashley Dittman, John Atkinson as Sean Callahan, Greg Eccleston as Mr Morrison, Geoff Pont as Mr Harrison, Helen Tonkin as Marilyn Wood, Petrina Buckley as Mandy Callahan, Ben Tomkins as Jeff Carson

Notes: Christopher Gabardi is added to opening credits. The credits have been restructured with a new post-opening credits block of cast credits added containing the reoccuring cast and key guest actors (no character names however)

A Second Look

Episode 6.26 (237)
Tuesday, July 29, 2003
Ratings: 1.38 million viewers
Screenplay by Loraine Rogers
Directed by Catherine Roden

Charlotte's professional standing is damaged when she turns up in emergency, apparently under the influence and behaving inappropriately. Paula and Luke reconcile after Max is hit by a car. Von realises that Nelson is secretly carrying a torch for Terri.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Liz Alexander as Dr Alison Newell

Guest Cast: Darren Schnase as Simon Baradine, Sam O'Dell as Wayne Dunstan, Bill Hughes as Professor Jacobs, Olivia Mackenzie Smith as Fiona Mills, Julie Lowe as Sylvia Herron, Choi Hyung Tai as Megan Saunders, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Sam Saunders as Sam, Mark Guyler as Race Starter

Some You Win…

Episode 6.27 (238)
Tuesday, August 05, 2003
Ratings: 1.32 million viewers
Screenplay by John Banas
Directed by Bill Hughes

The usually gruff nursing sister Von Ryan has been doing everything she can to help a seriously ill patient and her daughter but her world is shattered when the patient dies and the autopsy indicates Von may have been negligent in her care. Dr. Charlotte Beaumont is regretting her kiss with ex-husband Vincent Hughes. Never one to mince her words, she tells Vincent they can never return to what they had before. Scott cautions Alex against asking out the daughter of one of their patients.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windon, Angela Keep as Polly Spicer , Kirstie Hutton as Lesley Hall, Mark McCann as Kim Spicer, Melanie De Ferranti as Madeleine Fleming

Guest Cast: Dianne Richards as Vera Fleming, Jason Ryder as Bob Khan, Rob Hodgson as Jim Clarke, Leo Domigan as ICU Nurse

Eyes Wide Open

Episode 6.28 (239)
Tuesday, August 12, 2003
Ratings: 1.31 million viewers
Screenplay by Rick Held
Directed by Scott Hartford Davis

Matt freaks out when the body he's just delivered to the morgue suddenly "wakes up". Pronounced dead in emergency, the woman named Ellen gives Matt the fright of his life when she opens her eyes on the slab. Re-diagnosed as hypothermic, she is transferred to Ward 17 where it's Dr Charlotte Beaumont's job to help her recover. Charlotte puts her job on the line when she promises a daughter that her mother will live. Regina's birthday is ruined when Morris dumps her. Paula nurses a grown man who is terrified of the dark.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Rachel Coopes as Kirsten, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Shimon Moore as Tim Mannix, Mary Docker as Shelley Curnow, Pamela Morrissey as Ellen Curnow

Guest Cast: Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windon, Ben Fountain as Craig Dawson, Jim O'Connor as Anaesthetist, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse

Friends in Need

Episode 6.29 (240)
Tuesday, August 19, 2003
Ratings: 1.33 million viewers
Screenplay by John Concannon
Directed by Peter Fisk

Terri is put in the middle when Von clashes with a volunteer who is interfering in the care of a lung transplant patient. Charlotte gets a black eye and shows a fiercely independent streak, in contrast to Vincent's care. Sterlo reveals a little about his family when stuck with an obnoxious patient. Scott and Alex discover the joys of golf while Luke works hard to furnish his new office.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Angela Keep as Polly Spicer, Maggie Dence as June Markham, Graham Rouse as Paul Holding, Mary Rachel Brown as Sue Caldwell, Sean McKenzie as Cal Holding

Guest Cast: Peter Talmacs as Eric Foster, Nathaniel Buzolic as Damon Lloyd, Ben Tomkins as Jeff Carson, Scott Gregory as Matt Stunt Double, Sheree Swords as Charlotte Stunt Double

Too Close for Comfort

Episode 6.30 (241)
Tuesday, August 26, 2003
Ratings: 1.31 million viewers
Screenplay by Louise Crane
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

Three years after a bomb caused injury and chaos in the medical centre adjacent to All Saints General Hospital, another huge explosive device is set off by a disgruntled patient. This time, the bomb goes off in the hospital car park. As well as the immediate victims, there are ramifications for many in Ward 17. Usually at loggerheads, Terri and Vincent forge a new understanding as they care for a patient who has suffered horrific injuries in the blast. Meanwhile, Paula finds herself struggling to nurse the man responsible. Charlotte and Von have their hands full when a practical joke goes badly wrong.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Antonia Murphy as Lauren Wellham, Nicholas Garsden as Brett Farrell, Jeremy Wolf as Jamie Bowman, Victor Kline as Sgt Lewis, David Bugeja as Callum Phelps

Guest Cast: Monique Lehane as Alice Glover, Jeanene Litton as Mrs Glover, Huw Mckinnon as Les Carlyle, Marc Kay as John Spence, Matthew Colagrossi as Dr Michaels, Sue Bolding as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse, Jim O'Connor as Anaesthetist

Complicity

Episode 6.31 (242)
Tuesday, September 02, 2003
Ratings: 1.28 million viewers
Screenplay by Andrew Kelly
Directed by Andrew Prowse

The husband of Charlotte's ex-lover, Liz, dies of pneumonia. Liz asks Charlotte to make out the death certificate. But tongues soon begin to wag around All Saints Western General about the man's sudden death — and his wife's relationship with Charlotte. Charlotte's career is in jeopardy as it appears the death is not as straightforward as it seems. An autopsy is the only way to determine what really happened, but Liz begs Charlotte not to order one and to trust her. Sterlo bonds with a teenage patient who has doubts about his masculinity while a handsome priest has an embarrassing encounter with Matt.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Andrea Moor as Liz, Toby Truslove as Chris Wiley, Adam Ray as Dr. Simon Routledge, Bruce Wyatt as Evan Hawking, John Stone as Edward Thomas, Wil Traval as Father John Harrigan

Guest Cast: Justine Barber as Emma Nguyen, Stephen Multari as Josh Rixon, Rick Angel as Mr Pierce, Paul Keldoulis as Staff Supervisor

Note: Wil Traval will join the cast in episode 7.06 as Dr Jack Quade

The Devil To Pay

Episode 6.32 (243)
Tuesday, September 09, 2003
Ratings: 1.25 million viewers
Screenplay by Denise Morgan
Directed by Bill Hughes

When Matt discovers a dumped baby, little does he realise that he might be accused of being the child's father. Matt's day goes from bad to worse when he learns that he and Kirsten are expecting a baby which Kirsten may decide not to keep. Terri faces an administrative crisis when a professional athlete develops a multi-resistant strain of Staph. Charlotte uncovers the mystery of the baby's father and faces the wrath of the hospital's new CEO when she takes matter into own hands.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Penne Hackforth-Jones as Dr. Nicola Hartley, Rachel Coopes as Kirsten, Anne Looby as Julia Archer, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts, Marika Aubrey as Olivia, Annie Lucas as Dr. Carol Wong, Sam O'Dell as Orderly

Guest Cast: Christopher Naismith as Dean Tallach, Anh Doh as Tim Salter; Emily Shepherd and Bronte Monger and Callum O'Brien as Baby Jesus

Note: Anne Looby's first appearance as hospital CEO Julia Archer

Wrong Call

Episode 6.33 (244)
Tuesday, September 16, 2003
Ratings: 1.24 million viewers
Screenplay by Sarah Walker
Directed by Scott Hartford Davis

Luke makes a life-or-death decision that results in a family tragedy which is likely to haunt him for a long, long time. When patient Charlie Ellis returns to the ward, Nelson and Terri clash over his treatment. Regina, trying to help a patient, makes a near-fatal mistake.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, John Brumpton as Charlie Ellis, Helmut Bakaitis as Salvatore Forlano, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Christopher Pitman as Rick Forlano, Stephen Shanahan as Sgt. Bateman, Adam Ray as Dr. Simon Routledge

Guest Cast: Matthew Long as Mr Williams, Ashley Fairfield as Thug; Stunts: Paul Doyle, Nash Edgerton, Chris Mitchell

Note: John Brumpton appeared previously as Charlie Ellis in episode 5.03

To Forgive, Divine

Episode 6.34 (245)
Tuesday, September 23, 2003
Ratings: 1.30 million viewers
Screenplay by Anthony Ellis, Rick Held
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

When a bone marrow donor withdraws her consent, Terri and Charlotte battle to save her sister's life. Luke donates a kidney to his father, Sal. Alex is bitten by a deadly snake.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Helmut Bakaitis as Salvatore Forlano, Anne Looby as Julia Archer, Julie Godfrey as Nora Mawson, Susie Lindeman as Cathy Gray, Andrew McDonell as Richard Gray, Robbie McGregor as Des Morley, Helen Buday as Belinda Mawson

Guest Cast: Craig Menaud as Davo, John Marsh as Neil Pullen, Bill Malcolm as Steve Harvey, Vanessa Black as Sarah, Sue Bolding as Scout Nurse, Samantha Faithfull as Scrub Nurse, David Gubbay as Vascular Surgeon, John Cann as Snake Wrangler, Craig Murray as Motorcycle Cop

Note: Craig Menaud's first episode as Davo, the ambo

Question of Guilt

Episode 6.35 (246)
Tuesday, September 30, 2003
Ratings: 1.24 million viewers
Screenplay by John Banas
Directed by Bill Hughes

The day Von Ryan has been dreading is finally here. Walking into the courtroom for the trial of the civil suit against her, Von is confronted by Madeline Fleming, the young woman who is clearly out for revenge over the death of her mother. Madeline's lawyer does a fine job of putting Von in the worst light possible. On the ward, a parent/child relationship slides down a steep slope to disaster. None of this matters to Matt, who has a special surprise for Kirsten and their friends — a surprise involving sequins and celebration. Matt throws a surprise wedding, but it ends in disaster.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Josh Quong Tart as Matt Horner, Troy Planet as Dennis Poole, Linal Haft as Peter Chalmers, Andrew Crabbe as Wally Broadbent/Elvis, Rachel Coopes as Kirsten, Melanie De Ferranti as Madeline Fleming, Damien Foley as Mr. Pender, Barbara Gouskos as Crown Proscecutor

Guest Cast: Craig Menaud as Davo, Gary Leck Deacon as Justice Kilmore, Brett Richardson as Chris, Leo Donigan as Adam, Rob Jenkins as Jacob

Note: Josh Quong Tart departs but he and Rachel Coopes return for a final appearance in episode 7.07

Safety Net

Episode 6.36 (247)
Tuesday, October 07, 2003
Ratings: 1.24 million viewers
Screenplay by Peter Neale, Suzanne Hawley
Directed by Andrew Prowse

The tension is palpable in Ward 17. The Emergency Department is in chaos, there isn't a spare bed in the ward and Terri is under pressure from Admin to make room on her floor by discharging patients. With stress levels rising, Terri finds herself at loggerheads with Nelson over the discharge of a patient. Meanwhile, Von is having trouble arousing sympathy for a hunky male model who is admitted for surgery, and Charlotte lands herself at the centre of a family crisis.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, James Elliott as Rex Gordon, Anne Looby as Julia Archer, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts, Victoria Thaine as Sasha Netterfield, Sam Wilcox as Rob Donahue, Julie Herbert as Marj Wright, Richard O'Brien as Jai Robinson, Drayton Morley as Fred Netterfield

Guest Cast: Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Lester Morris as Bernie Donohue, Annie Suttor as Woman In Park, Norma Heath as Male Drunk, Charles Conway as Male Drunk

Look Before You Leap

Episode 6.37 (248)
Tuesday, October 14, 2003
Ratings: 1.18 million viewers
Screenplay by Same Meikle
Directed by Catherine Roden

Alex's new temporary ambo partner, Harri, catches Sterlo's eye as they try to help Troy Davies, a young man coming to terms with his girlfriend's amnesia after the pair jumped from a cliff. Vincent comes into conflict with his senior, Mr Madsen, over his treatment of car bomb blast victim, Lauren Wellham, when she returns to All Saints. Paula is forced to confront Luke's involvement in Max's life when he ends up on the ward after school.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, John Noble as Mr Madson, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Antonia Murphy as Lauren Wellham, Jessica Gower as Harriet Stapleton, Justin Martin as Troy, Craig Elliott as Glen, Craig Menaud as Davo, Penny McNamee as Suzie Chambers

Guest Cast: Ric Collings as Sam Wellham, Nicholas Cooper as Kyle, 'O' Koppes as Simone, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Sue Balding as Scrub Nurse

Doctor of Choice

Episode 6.38 (249)
Tuesday, October 21, 2003
Ratings: 1.11 million viewers
Screenplay by Sally Webb, Chris Hawkshaw
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

Things have quickly turned passionate between Alex Kearns and his gorgeous and feisty new ambo partner, Harri Stapleton. The pair are indulging in yet another steamy moment when work suddenly calls. Attending to a patient suffering severe abdominal pains, the situation takes a dangerous turn when the patient attacks Alex and then runs off with the young ambo's supply of morphine. Special requests are being made of the doctors at All Saints, and their response will change lives and lead to explosive conflict on Ward 17. Charlotte's help and support for Sasha, a teenage patient disowned by her parents, causes her trouble and heartache.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts, Jessica Gower as Harriet Stapleton, Victoria Thaine as Sasha, Drayton Morley as Fred Netterfield, Susan Kennedy as Annie Layton, Kevin Donohoe as Sandy, Natalie McCurry as Irene Netterfield, Dane Carson as Darren, Liz Alexander as Dr Alison Newell

Guest Cast: Angelina White as Baby Paris

Harm's Way

Episode 6.39 (250)
Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Ratings: 1.31 million viewers
Screenplay by Alex Pope
Directed by Bill Hughes

Arriving home from a long night at work, Dr Charlotte Beaumont is stunned when she finds Sasha, the troubled girl she has taken into her home, lying on the ground covered in blood. Sasha, who is clearly in a terrible state, says she has been raped. Charlotte rushes her to emergency, and Sasha is later admitted to Ward 17. But is she telling the truth about the incident? Alex is finding Harri more and more intriguing as the day pans out. Paula has a decision to make when Michael, Max's father, accompanies a burns patient on the ward. Sterlo finds out why a patient is acting so peculiarly.

With: Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Anne Looby as Julia Archer, Jack Rickard as Max Morgan, Rhett Giles as Michael, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts, Victoria Thaine as Sasha, Drayton Morley as Fred Netterfield, Jessica Gower as Harriet Stapleton, Stacey Giaprakas as Marco Vaccari, Katrina Campbell as Gail Johnson, Genevieve Hegney as Detective Rachel Maroney

Guest Cast: Craig Menaud as Nigel Davidson, Lenore Munro as Danielle Vaccari, Peter Drinkwater as Detective Mike Felstein, Lamberto Bianchi as Joe Ritchie

Note: Playing a police detective here, Genevieve Hegney returns in series 11 & 12 as Julliet, a love interest of John Waters' character while Katrina Campbell (abusive patient Gail) returns in series 7 as Addy, a love interest for Charlotte

Other People's Business

Episode 6.40 (251)
Tuesday, November 04, 2003
Ratings: 1.23 million viewers
Screenplay by Graham Richards
Directed by Jean-Pierre Mignon

Von and Nelson have to work out how they are going to live and work together. Charlotte deals with a man who feels his father is being used as a medical "guinea pig" and tries to convince Charlotte to forgo possible life-saving chemotherapy. Alex has trouble dealing with Harri's increasingly inappropriate behaviour.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Jonathan Elsom as Professor Don Murphy, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Jessica Gower as Harriet Stapleton, Ronald Falk as Graham Hicks, Rob Sampson as Tony Moss, Penny Pedersen as Glenda Moss, Jie Pittman as Darren Redgrave, Craig Ilott as Rhys Hicks

Guest Cast: Elliott Weston as Coach [Wayne Foster], Alexandra Fisher as Alice Sykes

The Right Thing

Episode 6.41 (252)
Tuesday, November 11, 2003
Ratings: 1.20 million viewers
Screenplay by Denise Morgan
Directed by Catherine Roden

When Charlotte discovers hospital cleaner Greg Roberts with a wound to his head, she has no reason to doubt his story that he was involved in a fight with another cleaner. Even when Greg refuses to be taken into the hospital, saying he is worried he will be fired, Charlotte's suspicions are not aroused. But could Greg have been involved in a bungled armed robbery? The getaway driver is missing — and, despite herself, Charlotte wonders whether that driver is Greg. Von and Terri deal with a willful student nurse who challenges a traumatised patient. Nelson and Sterlo clash over Miranda, a sexy young patient (and Luke's secretary) who likes to get her own way.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts, Abigail Bianca as Miranda Maloney, Billie Rose Prichard as Erica, Oliviero Papi as Murray Gibson, Mark Constable as Peter Reeves, Victor Kline as Sgt Lewis, Brady Kitchingham as Mason Reeves, David Gubbay as Vascular Surgeon

Guest Cast: Anthony Gaskell as Mr Hall, Peter Arnold as Mr Donaris, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse as Scrub Nurse

Loser Pays

Episodes 6.42 (253)
Tuesday, November 25, 2003
Ratings: 1.40 million viewers
Screenplay by Tim Pye
Directed by Geoffrey Nottage

Greg Roberts gives Charlotte a moral headache when he assaults a patient who has robbed the ward of pethidine. Paula bonds with a woman who is looking after a husband with dementia. Alan Marden, the hospital's financial controller, is admitted to the ward with hyperthermia and gets to see the results of his budget cuts up close. Luke asks Paula to marry him and she has to break the news that she never got around to divorcing Max's father, Michael.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Anne Looby as Julia Archer, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Kim Hillas as Joan Marden, Rachel McNamara as Frances Regan, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Nathan Kotzur as Philip Bailey, Lyn Lee as Mary Dwyer, Kevin Healy as ?, John Flower as Alan Marden, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts

Guest Cast: Jason Lee as Sean Lim, Jim O'Connor as Anaesthetist, Kylee Ferguson as Scout Nurse, Monique Prowse Marshall as Scrub Nurse

Never Forget

Episodes 6.43 (254)
Tuesday, November 25, 2003
Ratings: 1.40 million viewers
Screenplay by David Hannam
Directed by Peter Fisk

An obsessive gunman embarks on a shooting spree as he stalks Charlotte through the hospital. Terri breaks the rules to prevent her supervisor from dying. Regina and Morris' anniversary goes tragically wrong.

With: Fletcher Humphrys as Alex Kearns, Henry Nixon as Sterling McCormack, Celia Ireland as Regina Butcher, Kim Hillas as Joan Marden, Alan Flower as Morris the Florist, Rochelle Whyte as Cara Windom, Brett Stiller as Greg Roberts

Guest Cast: Kazmir Sas as Kurt Simms, Clayton Adams as Leighton Farmer, Royston Innes as William Fairfield, Fiona MacGregor as Taylor Olsen, Ed Boyle as Dr Adrian Atkins, Joy Hruby as Mrs Heinrich, Roger Dilernia as Lab Technician, Darko Kubatka as Orderly, Anthony Thomas as SPG Officer #1, Shane Rodrigo as SPG Officer #2

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