Sunday 26 February 2017

Health errors will happen, but this is a concern cancer patients can do without

Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda

Health errors will happen - but the real test of how damage to patients is limited, is how the crisis is managed.

There is a long history of incidents where hundreds of patients have needed to be recalled because of questions about X-rays or tests.

More frequently concerns about faulty or contaminated products lead to an alert.

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