NICKY makes a promise to her dying Auntie Brenda that she knows she can’t keep next week in Holby City.
The medic’s world then comes crashing down when Brenda passes away.
Holby City fans know that Nicky was devastated when her Brenda was found to have a very serious heart condition that could prove fatal if left untreated.
Nicky has also been growing increasingly stressed as her debt problems have spiralled out of control in recent months on the soap.
Next week’s episodes of Holby City will see Nicky devastated to discover how sharply Brenda has deteriorated when she arrives at work.
The upcoming scenes will see Nicky then make a promise to dying Brenda.
But she later kicks herself when she realises it’s a promise she won’t be able to keep.
But what is it?
Later, Nicky’s world comes crashing down when Brenda passes away.
And her overbearing mother Tracey only makes the dire situation even worse.
As Nicky heads on a downward spiral in the wake of her Auntie’s death, there are awful consequences that leave her family and friends reeling.