Her father is Professor Eddie Lanchester, Holby City Hospital's Dean of Medicine, who offers to help her win the prestigious Fellowship award. He gave her the answers in an envelope. She pondered over what to do then threw them in a bin. However, she changed her mind and later retrieved them. Her tutor in the ED is Ruth. May left in 2010 after she broke a patient's neck and made Yuki believe he had done it. She later admitted to Nick that she broke the patient's neck and Yuki was innocent.
Behind the scenes
Laura Aikman played May Phelps on Casualty between 2009 and 2010. Despite departing the show in May 2010, she made another appearance in newly filmed flashbacks in August. In 2012, she appeared in a photograph.