Charlotte and Von fight for the rights of an elderly same-sex couple who face separation after one is admitted to the ward. Jared is empowered when he realises he was not to blame for his own sexual assault. Bron finally believes she can face her childhood abuser without feeling a victim. Mitch, after desperately trying to keep his clinic afloat, finally loses the battle and his power base. Ben is starting to feel trapped by Paula's interest in him.