‘Four Of These Patients Have Since Died’

at

University Hospital Kerry

Later this afternoon.

A review of 46,000 radiology scans carried out at University Hospital Kerry between March 2016 and July 2017 is scheduled to be published.

Ahead of this, RTÉ is reporting that it has found “11 patients had their had their diagnoses of cancer delayed and four of these patients have since died”.

RTÉ reports:

The review was ordered after three serious reportable events were uncovered at the hospital.

These involved the work of a locum consultant who no longer works at the hospital.

RTÉ News has also learned that, since the review began, a further eight serious reportable events have been uncovered.

Kerry scans review to report 11 cancer diagnoses were delayed (RTÉ)

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