I Lost Last 9 Weeks With Dying Mum
Daily Record|November 30, 2020
A Grieving daughter has told how lockdown stopped her seeing her dying mum during the last nine weeks of her life.
Vivienne Aitken

Lesley Irving, 41, is still coming to terms with the sudden loss of her mum Pauline, 72, after her rapid decline and death from pancreatic cancer in June.

The pain of losing her mum was exacerbated by the strict lockdown rules which meant treatment was cancelled and she couldn’t visit her in the hospice where she was cared for. Even her funeral was affected.

She is now trying to raise awareness of the disease.

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