AN NHS worker won a £1million lottery jackpot shortly before getting the all-clear from breast cancer treatment.
Within two weeks, the occupational therapist was ringing a bell at hospital to mark the end of her treatment.
Maxine, of Kettering, Northants, said: “The timing was surreal.
“I’m here, I’m alive and we’ve just had a bit of a cherry on the top of the cake.
Maxine and partner Wayne Tilbury, 57, are thinking of buying a new home.
She said: “We’d been looking at houses and homes before all of this, and we found one we really liked as one to look at – and it strangely came on the market on the day we won.