Previously on Neighbours
- Naomi tells the others she kissed Toadie and Toadie tells Naomi he's sorry the way things turned out.
- Lauren tells Kathy about the teddy bear.
- Paige takes the pills from Kathy's bag.
- Kathy shares her suspicions about Paige with Lauren.
- Kathy realises from the sketchbook the truth about Paige and Paige tries to explain.
- Kathy has a heart attack at the wheel and hits Toadie.
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Toadie and Kathy are out cold and Kathy is slumped over the steering wheel. Paige comes to and realises Kathy is choking. She eases Kathy back against the seat and loosens the scarf around Kathy's neck.
Matt asks Amber what she and Daniel have got planned for the day. Amber asks if this is his way of showing how accepting he is. Matt asks if she would prefer him not to make an effort. No she appreciates it. Daniel has to work. Lauren comes off the phone and Matt asks her whats happening They're meant to be spending quality time together before he starts work. Lauren says it was Lou he's flying in next Wednesday. Amber asks after him.
LAUREN: he's a bit put out. Apparently no-one can understand him when he speaks Khmer(!).
Everyone laughs. Matt asks if Lauren told Lou that Kathy was there. Lauren didnt she's going to wait till he arrives. Some things are easier to talk about face to face. Bailey arrives saying that he's tried Kathy's three times and she's not answering. Lauren thinks she's at a meeting for the shop. Bailey knows shed want to be here. Lauren wouldnt worry.
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Kathy is still in agony. Paige notices Toadie whom is crying out in agony. Paige calls for an ambulance.
Toadie is brought in on a stretcher by Georgia and several other staff. Georgia asks him if he can hear him and where he's in pain Toadie doesn't say anything. Karl asks whats happened. Georgia says he was hit by a car, Toadies semi- conscious and Kathy was driving. Karl reminds her he's got a bullet lodged near his spine from 10 years ago. If the accidents caused it to move, he could be in real trouble.
Paige comes through in a wheelchair. Karl asks her if she was in the car too and she confirms this. Paige tells Karl Kathy was having a heart attack thats why they crashed. Paige says about the scarf choking Kathy so she loosened it. She saw Toadie she asks if he's ok. Karl says he's being cared for.
Everyone is laughing. Bailey doesn't think its funny the people looking at the photos will wonder whom this try hard is. Lauren disagrees and Amber thinks theyll think he's really cute. Bailey says an astronauts not meant to be cute They're meant to be strong, courageous, and dashingly... good looking. Sonya arrives and thinks They're having fun. Sonya and Lauren's phones ring at the same time and Sonya comments They're very popular people!
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Matt is examining Kathy's car. Matt finds the sketchbook and Kathy's pills in Paige's bag. Naomi comes and joins the group of onlookers and asks what happened. Matt explains what happened. Naomi starts to ask after Toadie and Matt says he's at the hospital he doesn't know anymore.
Karl tells Lauren and Bailey that Kathy's in surgery. Its been confirmed she did have a heart attack so her condition is critical. They need to find out what damage has been done to the heart and whether they can fix it. Lauren says she's always been so healthy and Bailey says he's never seen her sick once. Karl asks if she has a history of heart problems. Lauren doesn't know of any. Karl says theyll work it out soon enough. Kathy's very lucky Paige was there. Lauren confirms Paige called the ambulance. Karl explains about the scarf he doesn't know otherwise if Kathy would be with them now.
Georgia comes to talk to Sonya she wants to know if she can see Toadie. Georgia says he's just come out of x- ray and to follow her. Sonya kisses Toadie and asks how he's feeling he says as if They're being stingy with the meds. Georgia will check with the doctor. Sonya asks whats causing the pain. Georgia says They're not totally sure. Toadies had a lumbar spine and pelvic x- ray but. radiologys backed up so They're still waiting for results. The doctors are being very cautious because of the bullet. (They whisper as Toadies awake in the bed next to them) Georgia has to tell her that Toadies having trouble moving his legs. At this stage they can't rule out spinal injury. Theyll just have to wait and see.
Paige is sitting on the bed waiting when Lauren arrives. Lauren asks how she's feeling Paige is fine. Lauren just wanted to thank her Karl told her what Paige did for Kathy. Paige asks where Kathy is now. Lauren says she's in the operating theatre she's going to be in there for a while. Lauren's struggling to make sense of it all Lauren knows she's getting to the age where these things can happen but this just came out of nowhere. Lauren asks Paige to tell her exactly what happened. Paige explains omitting the sketchbook and Kathy working everything out. Lauren asks if she was worked up or stressed out before they crashed. The last time Lauren spoke with Kathy she was asking lots of questions about Paige. Lauren had words with Kathy about it. Lauren breaks down and hopes its not the last time she gets to speak to Kathy. She apologises to Paige she's been in a car accident too. Paige reassures her she's alright. Lauren asks if Paige has phoned her parents she says They're still overseas. Lauren thinks theyd like to know. Paige says she'll call them later she doesn't see herself being here much longer anyway.
Bailey reports that Karl said that Paige saved Kathy's life. Amber wryly suggests that Paige caused the heart attack. Bailey doesn't know why she has to say stuff like that. Amber points out Paige is like that aggro and in your face. Susan comes in with some flowers she thought theyd be at the hospital with Lauren. Amber is covering Lauren's shift and Baileys going to take over so Amber can go to the hospital. Susan was going to go and see Toadie but she thinks they should be there. She asks them to give the flowers to Sonya and offers to look after the Store. Amber says that Margi will be there to take over soon anyway. Bailey checks she's run a cafe before and Susan says she'll be fine. If things get tricky she'll explain the situation They're usually understanding. Bailey and Amber thank her and leave.
Naomi asks Susan if she's ready to take orders yet Susan thinks she'll be alright. Susan gets to work on the skinny latte order. Naomi asks if Susan has heard anything about Toadie is he going to be alright. Susan is waiting to get some news. She says she really needs to concentrate on what she's doing.
Matt asks Karl if Lauren's around he's got Kathy's bag plus Paige's. Karl thinks Lauren's nearby as Kathy's about to come out of surgery. Matt gives Karl Kathy's pills and explains they were in Paige's bag. Karl looks thoughtfully at the pills and Matt asks whats wrong. Karl says They're nitrates which are meant to relieve pain in case of an angina attack Lauren was unaware of a history. Matt says they havent been on the best of terms lately. Matt checks if she felt an attack coming on she would take a pill and the attack would go away. Karl says its not for certain but thats the idea. Matt asks if Paige is well enough to give a statement Karl says she is. Lauren comes and gives Matt a hug if anything happens to Kathy... Karl offers to take the bag to Paige. Matt suggests they get a coffee.
Karl takes Paige's bag into her room. Paige asks if Kathy's out of surgery yet she's not. Paige asks if she's ok Karl says she's receiving the best of care. Karl gives Paige her bag she's surprised Matt had it and her purse falls out. He picks up the medical card next to it and says hell need her medical details so he can update her treatment. Karl questions her last name, Smith she said when she came in her name was Paige Novak. She goes by two names a lot of people change their names. Karl just wants to check which name is legal so their records are current and up to date. Paige doesn't want to be on any records. Karl says its a bit late for that she's in the system. Paige confirms its Smith and checks. They're bound by doctor patient confidentiality. Karl says its true but if he thinks she's in some kind of trouble he has to tell the police. she's not and just wants to get out of here. Karl checks if she wants to talk about it she doesn't. He strongly advises her not to leave. As theres nothing wrong with her shed like her discharge papers otherwise she'll get them herself.
Paige's name is given as Paige C Smith, number 3240 91033 65.
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Amber confirms that Kathy has been sick this whole time. Lauren says she's a proud woman she thinks Kathy didnt want to admit it. Bailey suggests that Kathy couldnt admit to it because Lauren wasnt talking to her. Matt says they wont know anything until Kathy tells them herself. Kathy is wheeled back into the room and Lauren asks how she is. Karl says the operation went very well the surgeons put a couple of stents in the coronary arteries to keep them open. She should make a full recovery Lauren is relieved. Amber asks if they can see her Karl agrees and says Kathy's sedated so theyll have to wait for her to wake up. When Kathy does he's sure she'll be very pleased to see them all.
Karl suggests to Matt he should look into this business with Paige. Matt thinks he should be with Lauren at the moment. Karl
Matt comes in to see Paige. She wants to get this over so she can get home. He says as several parties were injured they need her to make a statement. She asks if it can wait till tomorrow as she doesn't feel up to it. Matt thinks if she's well enough to leave she's well enough to talk but it can wait till tomorrow. She thanks him. He asks her if she knew Kathy had a heart condition. She didnt why should she? Matt points out she's been spending a lot of time with Kathy he checks it didnt come up. He checks she wasnt aware Kathy was using medication. She didnt till today she was having a heart attack and asked for her pills. When questioned she says she got them out for Kathy but she was too far gone. She got her phone out to call an ambulance and the pills must have dropped into her bag. Paige asks if Kathy's out of surgery Matt confirms this and she's going to be fine. Paige asks if she's said anything yet. She hasnt but Matt will be talking with her very soon.
Georgia tells Susan that Paige is OK and Kathy came through her procedure well. They're all hoping Toadie is ok too. Susan is making a big effort with Georgias tea tray and Georgia comments she's going the extra mile. Susan thinks its nice to spoil people sometimes give the customer a little something they didnt know they wanted. Naomi calls Georgia over before she goes out the door. Naomi asks after Toadie. Georgia doesn't actually know. Naomi asks if she has been at work Georgia has. Toadies x- ray results were inconclusive so he's got to be x- rayed again. Naomi asks if he's broken something. Georgia says there could be some damage to his lower spine. Naomi says that sounds serious. Georgia says it could be she's hoping by the time she gets back theyve got some results. Naomi thanks her she's been wanting to know all day but she wasnt sure if it was her place. Georgia says she's still allowed to care about him as a friend.
Karl says the good news is the bullet hasnt moved the injury was lower than that. Theres no damage to the spinal cord. Sonya thinks thats great. Karl says however the second pelvic x- ray did reveal Toadie has fractured his coccyx. Sonya confirms thats his tail bone. Karl says its a little ink we have to our monkey ancestors. Toadie asks if thats what causing all the pain. Karl says its an extremely painful injury and will be for a while. Sonya asks how they manage it. Karl says painkillers and he wont be able to put pressure on it for a bit hell get Georgia to organise a doughnut.
TOADIE: I have to eat doughnuts?
Karl explains he means a doughnut cushion its all hell be able to sit on for a bit. He might have to carry it around with him for a bit. Sonyas just grateful its nothing worse. Karl says if the pain gets worse to let him know and theyll change Toadies medication. They thank him and Karl leaves.
Sonya says its a relief she was starting to freak out. Toadie says he was. Sonya says she'll call Callum who'll be furious when she tells him he wont let Toadie forget it for a while. Theres a knock at the door its Naomi with a balloon. They don't greet her. She ran into Karl whom said Toadie was doing better she wanted to see for herself. She gives them the balloon. Toadie thanks her and Sonya doesn't say anything. Naomi leaves.
Lauren comes up to Paige in the corridor she heard Paige was discharging herself. Paige confirms this and Lauren checks she's ok to go home. She is she just doesn't like hospitals. They creep her out. She asks after Kathy. Lauren reports she came through the procedure well she can't wait till she wakes up. Lauren's glad Paige is well enough to leave and thanks her for what she did. Lauren knows Kathy will want to thank Paige when she wakes up. Paige just wants Lauren to be ok she's a good person and she deserves to be happy. Lauren says she's a good person too. Georgia comes over and asks Lauren for some details for Kathy's file. Lauren agrees and heads off.
Paige is printing off a fax and leaves a note for Mark. She leaves the rent money with the note. She gets the fax (I am guessing its flight details) and goes to leave. She goes back to pick up something and leaves.
Lauren returns home. She is shocked to see something on her front doorstep. It's both the teddy bears together.
Tomorrow on Neighbours:
- Lauren asks Mark if he saw anyone.
- Matt tells Kathy whats happened and she says Paige's name she's not whom she says she is.
- Lauren follows a minibus whilst hooting.
- Amber discovers Paige's sketchbook.
- Matt tells Terese Kathy told him something, Terese wants to know what it is.
- Lauren draws alongside the minibus which Paige is on.