Thursday November 26, 2020

Doctors file protected disclosure against colleague

Concerns highlighted include one case where woman showed signs of sepsis before dying

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

10th December, 2017

Doctors have made a protected disclosure about a surgeon in the Ireland East Hospitals Group in which they highlighted their major concerns about patient outcomes, including one case where a woman died.

The doctors alleged that the surgeon had a worryingly high number of complications.

They expressed concern about 18 cases, but said there may be others. They claimed the surgeon involved did not attend regular morbidity and mortality meetings.

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