As Joan faces a possible lifetime in prison, Kitty’s wracked with guilt that she knew about Joan but didn’t stop her. Kitty is desperate for someone to trust, but will she turn to Thomas or Miles? As the war machine grinds on, faith, hope and love are put to the test.
Grace is threatened by an aggressively rude and war-scarred commander, while Joan waits anxiously for news from her fiancé. A series of events draws Joan into danger, risking her profession and possibly her life.
The arrival of soldiers from her home town lifts Joan’s spirits, but she finds herself in trouble. Thomas seizes his opportunity to pursue Kitty. Meanwhile, the return of an old patient causes ripples, calling everyone’s loyalties into question.
The hospital readies for a convoy of new patients. With resources stretched, Sister Joan sees a chance for the volunteers’ skills to be put to good use, but Sister Margaret doesn’t think they’re ready to take on new responsibilities.
In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, a team of doctors, nurses and women volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches. Each episode sees the team care for new arrivals — the wounded or sick. The patients are a rich mix of British soldiers, troops from all over the world and even local civilians.