This was never going to end well, was it? Not that I’m saying Sinéad’s demise is imminent, rather that her new best mate and plant-based diet enthusiast is at death’s door. Steff, the random girl Sinéad met but a few weeks ago and promptly put in charge of her cancer treatment (or lack thereof), has days to live. Facedwith this knowledge, Sinéad gets a doseof reality and finally comes clean to Daniel (again) about shirking her treatments (again) in a bid to help their unborn baby.
Being an advocate of alternative therapy, it’s important to stress I’m not pooh-poohing plant-based diets and homeopathy, but it’s called ‘complementary’ medicine for a reason. The error of Sinéad’s ways exposed (in other words, she’s been lying about attending her chemo sessions resulting in the cancer spreading) and desperate to help her niece, Beth finds a specialist cancer clinic in Germany. Unfortunately, it costs a few bob. How is she going to help Sinéad? Rob a bank? Or just rob the fact’ray? Indeed, her life wouldn’t be worth liv-