A female patient has wrongly been given a spinal tap at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin , in a case of mistaken identity.
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There has been an 80 per cent rise in the number of reported cases of a “nightmare” superbug called CPE that is resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
A shortage of neurological intensive care beds means patients are not getting the treatment that could save their lives, writes Susan Mitchell
l Some top earners paid as ‘guardians at law’ were former HSE managers and social workers