Children’s Health Ireland disputes receiving letter on controversial surgical techniques

CHI have released a statement saying the letter was never received and calling into question its veracity

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) has commissioned serious incident investigations into two events which are currently in progress.

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) has strongly disputed that it received a letter seeking guidance on the use of controversial surgical techniques and “off label” devices.

The letter was raised in the Dáil today by Mary Lou McDonald, the Sinn Féin leader, who sent it to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

CHI has said the letter and its origins are now the subject of an independent investigation.

The letter is purported to have been sent by Connor Green ...