Hertzig patient Aisha is readmitted, and Elliot does all he can to save her, but it is not enough. Her death has a massive impact on Tara and, when Ollie confronts her about her overreaction to Aisha's death, Tara knows it is time to come clean about her brain tumour or risk losing Ollie forever. But can she tell him the truth?
Lilah and Ric try to put their misjudged kiss behind them, but when Ric fails Lilah on an assessment, she can't help but wonder if the kiss had something to do with it. When a prying Imelda gets wind of an issue between Lilah and Ric, she quizzes Lilah for more information. Lilah's on guard, but will Imelda manage to squeeze the juicy secret out of her?
Serena gives Michael a hard time over a case, but he is surprised to find support in the form of Ramona. When she invites him to spend Christmas with her, a smitten Michael cannot help but say yes.