Maria's birth mother Alex's condition stabilised but was told she had to have a hysterectomy which distresses Alex who didn't want to lose her chance of having children with her husband. Alex told Maria that she had given birth when she was 15 but had to give her up. Maria encourages Alex to tell her husband. Abra tried to leave Holby but just before he did Ric got into difficulties and Abra was forced to help save the patient. Jayne agreed to find a job for Abra. Lady Byrne and Elliot spent the day organising a charity fund-raiser. Elsewhere, Kyla was shocked to discover her son Max visiting a little boy. But Max did a runner when Kyla tried to talk to him and he suddenly collapsed and started fitting on the floor.