Doctors refute HSE claims on cancer tests waiting times
Many public patients forced to pay to have tests privately, say GPs
Doctors have disputed a claim made by the HSE regarding waiting times for potentially life-saving cancer tests.
The HSE made several claims related to waiting times in response to an Irish Cancer Society report on the length of time that public patients must wait for certain diagnostic tests for suspected cancers.
The HSE claimed that its own figures showed the median wait time for an urgent pelvic ultrasound was found to be 2.5 days, while...
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