Scarlett Moffatt lauds NHS for helping her through the 'toughest time of her life' following dad's cancer diagnosis

Mail Online | 5/21/2018 | Connie Rusk For Mailonline
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She rose to fame on Gogglebox due to the dynamics of her close knit family.

And Scarlett Moffatt has revealed the 'toughest time of her life' was when her father Mark was diagnosed with skin cancer when she was just six-years-old.

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The reality star, 28, praised the NHS and the doctors and nurses who helped her 'smile again' ahead of attending the NHS Heroes Award ceremony, which will air on ITV on Monday night.

'I've used the NHS myself for treatment, my dad had cancer and it was nurses that helped me and my mam smile at times that we didn't think we'd be able to smile,' she told The Mirror.

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'I owe a lot to the NHS.

'They just help you through times that are just the toughest times of your life.'

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Scarlett was one of the many celebrities to show her support to the NHS by attending the Heroes award ceremony last week.

Attended by Britain's leading stars, the event - in corporation with ITV and The Mirror - marks the 70th birthday of the National Health Service.

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The award show honours NHS staff who have provided their help to patients in order to improve and save lives.

The jungle queen previously spoke about her dad's battle with cancer, telling the Sunderland Echo: 'We're very lucky in our family because my dad had skin cancer, but got...
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