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UTV regional programming.

Up Close - Eimear's Wish

Sarah Clarke follows one young woman's brave battle with cancer.  The programme contains scenes some viewers may find upsetting.

Eimear Gooderham Smyth bravely shares her fight against Hodgkin’s lymphoma - a type of blood cancer. After all other treatment fails, UTV follows the young woman’s journey to find a lifesaving stem cell match.This programme features video diaries recorded by Eimear during the transplant revealing the complications she suffered which ultimately proved fatal.We also hear from Eimear’s grieving family as they continue to honour her dying wish to get more people to sign the stem cell register and to create a lasting and positive legacy in her memory.   If you or someone you know has been affected by any of the issues raised in the programme support is available at : 

Eimear’s Wish, NHS:Bone Marrow Registry, Clic Sargent, Anthony Nolan, DKMS

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UTV regional programming.