Our health service is an inefficient, dirty shambles – where the only person washing their hands is Mary Harney

This weekend, two women in the midlands are attempting to come to terms with the news they have spent the last three months dreading: they do, in fact, have breast cancer.

24th November, 2007

This weekend, two women in the midlands are attempting to come to terms with the news they have spent the last three months dreading: they do, in fact, have breast cancer.

Last week’s admission by the Minister for Health that two more women were misdiagnosed at Portlaoise Hospital brings the shameful total to nine.

Four more will have to continue the agonising wait for the results of their rechecks. These were due to...

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