'Without your help I don't know if I'd be here today': Doctor is moved to tears

DAIL MAIL | Martin Robinson

Emotional: Sobbing consultant paediatrician Dr Ravi Jayaram hugs his patient Elle Grace Morris, who suffers from cystic fibrosis (CF), and thanks him for keeping her alive
This is the moment an NHS doctor was moved to tears by a thank you note from a 10-year-old patient who was given a year to live but has defied the odds.

Consultant paediatrician Dr Ravi Jayaram wipes away tears after reading the letter from his patient Elle Grace Morris who suffers from cystic fibrosis (CF).

The youngster, who appears in the Cystic Fibrosis Trust's moving Christmas campaign message, is in desperate need of a double lung transplant.

Her video features the youngster reading the note to her doctor saying 'without your help I don't know if I'd be here today'.

And self-confessed 'big softie' Dr Jayaram, who has been treating Elle since she was diagnosed at 15 months old, tells her he will 'write to Santa for those new lungs for you'.

The brave ten-year-old describes how she feared she would die last Christmas Day but uses her film to thanks her family, friends and doctor for their love and care. Continue reading
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