‘Regrettably four of the patients died’ – Kerry scans review finds 11 cancer diagnoses delayed ELEVEN patients, including a number who had cancer, suffered a delayed diagnosis due to hospital X-ray and scan failures, a new report revealed…

Stock image Eilish O’ReganTwitterEmail December 5 2018 1:29 PM 0 Comments ‘Regrettably four of the patients died’ – Kerry scans review finds 11 cancer diagnoses delayed Independent.ie ELEVEN patients, including a number who had cancer, suffered a delayed diagnosis due to hospital X-ray and scan failures, a new report revealed today. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/regrettably-four-of-the-patients-died-kerry-scans-review-finds-11-cancer-diagnoses-delayed-37597872.html https://www.independent.ie/breaking-news/irish-news/article37597934.ece/0da73/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_00103d2c-430f-42f4-b149-234f6fe51672_embedded221126256 Email ELEVEN […]

New cancer ‘wonder drug’ may be freely available by weekend A new “wonder drug”, which Vicky Phelan believes saved her life, may be freely available to everyone with cervical cancer by the weekend.

Vicky Phelan credits the drug with reducing her tumours. Picture: Fergal Phillips Ian Begley December 5 2018 6:37 PM 0 Comments New cancer ‘wonder drug’ may be freely available by weekend Independent.ie A new “wonder drug”, which Vicky Phelan believes saved her life, may be freely available to everyone with cervical cancer by the weekend. […]

‘It is going to benefit patients hugely’ – Reilly opens primary care facility at centre of 2012 row Former health minister Dr James Reilly has defended his role in the opening of a controversial new Primary Care Centre in his constituency, saying…

Senator James Reilly who officially opened the Primary Care Centre in Balbriggan. Photo: Steve Humphreys Senator James Reilly who officially opened the Primary Care Centre in Balbriggan. Photo: Steve Humphreys Wayne O’Connor December 5 2018 6:44 PM 0 Comments ‘It is going to benefit patients hugely’ – Reilly opens primary care facility at centre of […]

Patient wrongly charged €1,500 for public hospital stays receives €750 refund 

(stock picture) Eilish O’Regan December 5 2018 12:45 PM 0 Comments Patient wrongly charged €1,500 for public hospital stays receives €750 refund Independent.ie A patient who was wrongly charged €1,500 for a number of public hospital stays has received a €750 refund after bringing his case to the Ombudsman, Peter Tyndall. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/patient-wrongly-charged-1500-for-public-hospital-stays-receives-750-refund-37597618.html https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/article37597712.ece/37963/AUTOCROP/h342/6%20NEWS%20page19_hospital.jpg Email A […]

HealthWatchdog warns on overcharging as hospital bill of €1,500 cut in half Patients have been warned to be watchful of overcharging, after one man was wrongly billed €1,500 for a number of hospital stays.

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall. Photo: Frank McGrath Eilish O’ReganTwitterEmail December 6 2018 12:00 AM 0 Comments Watchdog warns on overcharging as hospital bill of €1,500 cut in half Independent.ie Patients have been warned to be watchful of overcharging, after one man was wrongly billed €1,500 for a number of hospital stays. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/watchdog-warns-on-overcharging-as-hospital-bill-of-1500-cut-in-half-37600218.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37600160.ece/95a40/AUTOCROP/h342/5%20NEWS%20II%20OMBUDSMAN%20ALLUAL%20REP_13.jpg Email Patients have […]