The BEST Episodes of The Good Karma Hospital
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 11, 2021
Doctor Ruby Walker arrives in India looking for a job and a distraction from her heartbreak. She anticipates the sunshine and picture-perfect beaches, but not the realities of work at an under-resourced hospital.
#1 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 22, 2018
Ruby and Gabriel intervene in a dispute between two fishermen and Lydia faces a difficult dilemma when her former mentor asks for her help. The team come together for Ram and Mala’s wedding and Ruby and Gabriel have a heart to heart.
#2 - Episode 1
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 18, 2018
Ruby faces new challenges as a blistering heatwave hits Kerala. Lydia decides Ruby is ready for her first solo night shift, but when a storm hits Barco, Ruby faces an agonising test that stretches her medical skills to the limit.
#3 - Episode 5
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 15, 2018
A building collapses in Barco and the team are stretched to the limit. Ruby’s objectivity is put to the test when she discovers a secret about one of her patients and Ram cares for a patient whose husband is missing.
#4 - Episode 3
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 1, 2018
Gabriel joins Ruby on an outreach programme to a tea plantation but he discovers that Ruby hasn’t been open about her motive for the trip. Lydia attempts to help a patient who she suspects may be a victim of domestic abuse.
#5 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 25, 2018
Lydia discovers a former patient is in the care of a herbal doctor and she’s determined to win back her patient’s trust. Ruby and Gabriel treat a patient with a mystery condition and Gabriel reveals something of his past.
#6 - Episode 4
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 8, 2018
Ruby is still reeling from her discoveries at the tea plantation and must decide if she can forgive past mistakes. Mari goes head to head with Lydia when a surrogate mother gives birth in the hospital.
#7 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 12, 2017
As the first monsoon rains arrive, tensions run high between Lydia and Ruby - leading Ruby to make a shock decision. Maggie's health is rapidly declining and her daughter Debbie insists on returning to the UK. Will Maggie be granted her dying wish to stay in India?
#8 - Episode 1
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 15, 2020
After months away with her family, Ruby returns to the hospital for her pregnant sister to give birth. A life and death medical crisis unfolds, forcing Ruby to see where her loyalty lies. Greg gets a surprise family visitor.
#9 - Episode 5
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 12, 2020
In the chaos of Diwali, Lydia tries to help a mysterious runaway teenager. Ted's search reveals new surprises about the mark he left on India and Jyoti discharges herself, but is she ready to go home?
#10 - Episode 3
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2020
Gabriel and Aisha get closer when they work on a surgery together, threatening Ruby and Gabriel's blossoming relationship. Ruby and Ram fall out over a patient's care and Edmund's search for his lost love hits a dead end.
#11 - Episode 6
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 19, 2020
When a life and death crisis hits the team's own ranks, Gabriel is forced to face his true feelings. Lydia goes to a difficult personal place to help Jyoti get better. As he prepares to leave India, Ted seeks closure.
#12 - Episode 2
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 22, 2020
A medical train rolls into in town providing miracle surgeries, and carrying a surprise for Gabriel - a glamorous older surgeon from his past. One of the team is viciously attacked, leaving Lydia reeling.
#13 - Episode 4
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 5, 2020
AJ returns to the hospital keen to impress, Aisha and Lydia come to blows managing Jyoti's case and Greg discovers a shocking secret that Tommy has been hiding.
#14 - Episode 5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 5, 2017
Lydia and Ruby visit a convent to make a seemingly miraculous diagnosis. Then Lydia's interference in the destiny of a young nun backfires - bringing her to blows with Ruby. Maggie and Paul join local pilgrims trekking through the jungle - but is Maggie searching for her own miracle?
#15 - Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 19, 2017
As Holi festival fever hits the Good Karma Hospital, an abandoned baby strikes a personal chord with Ruby. Lydia is reacquainted with an ageing ex-pat artist, whose alternative life choices may be about to catch up with him.
#16 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 12, 2017
The full moon spells trouble when a mystery Adonis washes up on the shore. As the team race against the clock to treat a local snake catcher whose luck may finally have run out, tensions mount when new girl Ruby questions Gabriel's professional conduct.
#17 - Episode 1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 5, 2017
Heartbroken and disillusioned, junior doctor Ruby Walker ditches her life in the UK for a fresh start, but when she arrives at the Good Karma Hospital, nothing is quite what she expected - not least her eccentric new boss.
#18 - Episode 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 26, 2017
On the day that he is attending a lavish Indian wedding, Ram clashes with Lydia when a medical case becomes personal. As Ruby treats a patient from the UK whose story does not quite add up, she is left questioning where she truly belongs.