The BEST Episodes of The Good Karma Hospital

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 11, 2021

Network: ITV

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.

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Episode 6

#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.

star 8.60
113 votes
Episode 1

#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.

star 8.24
139 votes
Episode 5

#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.

star 8.24
112 votes
Episode 3

#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.

star 8.18
115 votes
Episode 2

#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.

star 8.15
113 votes
Episode 4

#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.

star 8.14
120 votes
Episode 6

#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?

star 8.10
181 votes
Episode 1

#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.

star 8.09
56 votes
Episode 5

#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?

star 8.02
49 votes
Episode 3

#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.

star 8.00
45 votes
Episode 6

#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.

star 7.89
47 votes
Episode 2

#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.

star 7.87
47 votes
Episode 4

#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.

star 7.85
54 votes
Episode 5

#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?

star 7.83
200 votes
Episode 3

#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.

star 7.76
226 votes
Episode 2

#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.

star 7.65
221 votes
Episode 1

#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.

star 7.61
262 votes
Episode 4

#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.

star 7.58
186 votes