Doctor Martin Ellingham is forced to give up his career as an eminent surgeon, and retrain as a GP, after developing a phobia to blood.
Dr Martin Ellingham is still as clumsy as ever when it comes to forming relationships with the opposite sex. Just when things were beginning to look rosily romantic between him and pretty school teacher Louisa Glasson, he made a terrible faux pas. Will he be able to win her back over?
Towards the end of this series Doc Martin and Louisa finally go on a date. They find the perfect spot for romance... but the clumsy doctor manages to ruin the moment with an inappropriate remark.
Life in the beautiful Cornish village of Portwenn has become ever more infuriating for Martin since the heart-wrenching decision to call off his marriage to local headmistress Louisa. Will he take up a job offer in London?
In this new series the doc has a dilemma: how to cope with being a new dad while trying to resume his highflying career as a surgeon.