According to reports, a young woman was refused 15 smear tests by her GP and died of cervical cancer only a year later.
Emma Swain, 23, was told that after experiencing symptoms of a fatal illness and begging for help, she overreacted due to the “Jade Goody Effect”.
The doctor said she was too young to accept the test-the test is usually for women over 25-but now admits that if they had a simple test, she might be alive.
Emma (Emma) was only 23 years old when she died in October 2014. She suffered from back pain and bleeding after sexual intercourse, but she was in South Croydon (Croydon) general practitioner London Just told her to change the contraceptive pill.
Thereafter, her father Darren apologized to her, and after six years of fighting, he received compensation.
The grieving father, 51, told The Mirror: “Watching one of your children go through that and know that it could have been prevented is hard to accept.
“We trust these people-professionals-to know what they are doing. I will never forgive them.
He added: “Basically, he told her she was not worried about anything. He couldn’t be wrong again. This killed Emma.”
The NHS encourages all women between the ages of 25 and 49 to receive cervical cancer screening every three years, and all women between the ages of 5 and 50 to 64 should be screened every five years.
According to the UK Cancer Research Centre, approximately 3,200 women are diagnosed with this disease every year, or eight women are diagnosed with this disease every day.
Reality star Jade Goody was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2008 after missing a date to remove abnormal cells. The cancer spread to her intestines, liver and groin, and she died in 2009.
After the tragedy, another 400,000 women chose to undergo smear tests, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the number has dropped again this year.
It is estimated that four out of a million women have overdue for a Pap smear due to delayed appointments or fear of hospitalization during the virus outbreak.
Emma’s general practitioner (The Haling Park Partnership) said that since her death, it has reviewed its practices to “ensure that lessons are learned.”
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