Callaghan says questions remain after cancer misdiagnosis

first_img Twitter Facebook Previous articleKirkstown Road partly closed following bridge collapseNext articleBody of Dublin fire victim being brought home to Ballybofey News Highland WhatsApp A Foyle MLA says it’s vital that questions about capacity at the Radiology Department at Altnagelvin Hospital are addressed in the wake of confirmation that four patients with cancer were initially misdiagnosed when x-rays were not properly checked.One of them, an 80-year-old man with lung cancer, subsequently died.It emerged last week that it took 10 months to clear a backlog of around 18,500 x-rays at Altnagelvin hospital last year, with representitives of the Western Health Trust and the Department of Health due to appear before the Assembley Health Committee shortly.Foyle MLA Pól Callaghan says one problem here is that the trust is very slow to release information, citing patient confidentiality. He says there must be more communication………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/polc1pm.mp3[/podcast] Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – February 1, 2011 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsAppcenter_img Google+ Pinterest News Pinterest Callaghan says questions remain after cancer misdiagnosis RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebooklast_img read more

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