Emily has suffered from kidney disease for 8 yrs. She moves to Scotland after the break up of her abusive marriage and the death of her father. When she attends her local hospital for treatment, she meets her new consultant Stuart.
After a few chance encounters, Emily shares interesting conversations with him and the two of them strike a friendship.
He is torn between being her doctor and wanting more from her than friendship and when their friendship turns into a fledgling relationship, their encounter is seen and Stuart's happiness is short lived. Bureaucracy soon catches up with him.
Emily's condition deteriorates, she needs a transplant and fast. She needs Stuart to be her friend and her doctor.
Can he save her and in doing so save himself?