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Our expert team of solicitors and lawyers are frequently active in the media commenting on high profile stories affecting our clients.

Take a look at our press and TV coverage below.

Delayed cancer diagnosis due to COVID-19

Novum Law client Sherwin Hall’s cancer spread when he couldn’t get an MRI scan during lockdown. The delayed diagnosis of his aggressive sarcoma cancer means he is now tragically facing a terminal prognosis.

ITV   

itv: Horrendous toll on non-virus patients is emerging

The Guardian: Man ‘fighting for life’ after Covid-19 crisis delays NHS cancer scan

BBC Yorkshire: Yorkshireman asks for caner scan 13 times before diagnosis

Mirror: Dad fighting for life against cancer ‘furious’ as coronavirus delays scan

The Sun: Dad, 27, ‘fighting for life’ with aggressive cancer after coronavirus crisis delayed NHS scan

Yorkshire Evening Post: Dad-of-two from Leeds with ’30 tumours in lungs’ launches urgent fundraiser ‘to save his life’

Leeds Live: Leeds dad, 27, now ‘fighting for his life’ after vital scan delayed by coronvirus

Men’s Health: Is the UK on the Verge of a Cancer Crisis?

The Telegraph: While Covid has been prioritised, what has become of the rest of the NHS?

The Royal Gazette: Bermudian’s cancer story goes viral in England

The Guardian Audio: How cancer care was sidelined in the fight against Covid-19

inews: Father-of-three, 38, given two years to live after coronavirus crisis delayed his cancer diagnosis

RT: ‘I went 13 times begging for a scan’: UK cancer patient tells RT delays in NHS amid Covid-19 cut his chance of survival

The Times: My husband died of cancer — but it was the pandemic that really killed him

 

Cancelled cancer clinical drug trial due to COVID-19

Novum Law client Wendy Peake who has eye cancer, was devastated when her potentially life-saving NHS clinical drug trial was cancelled indefinitely due to Covid-19.

Manchester Evening News: Mum given devastating news after going for routine eye test – she now needs your help to survive

BBC: Britain’s Cancer Crisis

The Guardian: Woman whose NHS cancer trial was halted seeks to buy drug privately

The Sunday Times: Cancer sufferers go door to door to pay for private treatment

The Daily Mail: NHS faces lawsuits over scans, tests and operations cancelled during lockdown 

 

Delayed cancer treatment due to COVID-19

Rob McMahon, a retired NHS Chief Executive, has prostrate cancer. He experienced worrying cancer treatment delays during the COVID-19 lockdown and had to take matters into his own hands to get the timely treatment he needed.

The Guardian Patient Safety Learning Hub

The Guardian: Man plans to sue NHS after cancer surgery delayed due to coronavirus

Patient Safety Learning Hub: Man plans to sue NHS after cancer surgery delayed due to coronavirus 

 

Misdiagnosis during COVID-19

A Novum Law client with serious life-threatening hernia complications almost died after being misdiagnosed and sent home from hospital on the first day of the lockdown as the NHS reduced normal services to focus on Covid-19.

The Guardian

The Guardian: Isle of Wight patient sent home on first day of Covid-19 lockdown almost died

BBC: Man ‘could have died after Isle of Wight hospital misdiagnosis’

Isle of Wight County Press: Man almost dies after “misdiagnosis” at St Mary’s Hospital

Isle of Wight Radio: Isle of Wight man “almost died” after “misdiagnosis” on day one of coronavirus lockdown

 




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