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Search for Traveller boy with cancer

Search for Traveller boy with cancer
News report; Interview
TX Date
17 Aug 1989
Year of production
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Angus Moorat reports on the case of a young Irish Traveller boy, John Corcoran, who has been taken by his father from Mayday Hospital in Croydon, Surrey, prior to receiving cancer treatment. Police believe the boy has been taken to a faith healer in Ireland. Doctors say he will die within months if he does not receive the surgery he urgently requires. Includes interviews with hospital spokesman, John Hitches(?); Detective Chief Inspector John Beadle.
Angus Moorat; John Hitches(?); John Beadle
Health services; Police; Ireland; Children (age group); Patients; Cancer; Surrey; Gypsies; Travellers; Croydon; John Corcoran; Mayday Hospital; Irish Travellers

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