Medical Negligence

Series 2 Episode 6 - Too Young To Get Cancer

Emma Swain was too young to be offered a screening test when she died of cervical cancer.

10 November 2020

For months she had reported tell-tale symptoms of the survivable cancer to her GP but she was told she was worrying unnecessarily.

In this episode her father, Darren, walks presenter Kate Gerbeau through the heart-breaking failures that took his daughter’s life.

We also hear from cancer nurse Lara Perkins at CLIC Sargent, Tracie Miles from Eve Appeal and Maria Repanos, clinical negligence lawyer at Slater and Gordon.


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The Case Files is a 15-part series presented by award-winning journalist Kate Gerbeau, exploring the stories of those who have gone through the civil justice system, and the legal teams who supported them through it.

From heart-breaking tales of medical negligence to maternity discrimination, you will hear first-hand from those affected - how they managed to navigate the legal system, finding the strength to fight their case and get justice.

Featured experts describe the ins and outs of the stories, reflecting on the impact on the people involved, and explaining the legal consequences for the rest of us.

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