Wednesday August 12, 2020

Victims of X-ray debacle may have right to sue

The recent revelation that 57,921 X-rays taken over a four year period had yet to be reviewed by consultant radiologists at Tallaght Hospital exposed lingering flaws in the organisation of our public hospitals.

1st May, 2010

The recent revelation that 57,921 X-rays taken over a four year period had yet to be reviewed by consultant radiologists at Tallaght Hospital exposed lingering flaws in the organisation of our public hospitals.

The scale of the backlog appears to have been underestimated until recent months.

Concerns previously expressed by consultant radiologists went unheeded, as did an unknown number of reminder letters sent by GPs to the hospital.

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