THE Mill Health Centre staff are reeling from the shock death of Karen Hollins and are learning to move on.
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After a health scare with her heart a handful of months ago, the receptionist and her police officer husband Rob Hollins were looking forward to escape their routine and go travelling.
But the couple will never get a fresh start away from Letherbridge.
Karen's exit scenes were aired on March 30, 2023, when Rob returned home from work to find his other half unconscious on the sofa.
Paramedics were called and broke the news to him that his wife was dead but he was in denial.
Fans of the medical drama were in tears when he made a call to the Mill Health Centre staff who, ironically, had decided to ignore their phones to enjoy an outing all together.
They eventually got wind of Karen's death and her passing left characters and viewers completely heartbroken.
Surgery receptionist Karen Hollins and Jan Pearson, the actress who portrayed her, were fan favourites for 14 years.
Rob will struggle to cope in the aftermath of Karen's death but a familiar face could be the breath of fresh air he needs.