Friday 23 February 2018

The torment is less talked about - but it hasn't disappeared

Journalist and campaigner Orla Tinsley
Journalist and campaigner Orla Tinsley

Orla Tinsley

As far as national scandals go, the debate over proper facilities for people with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) has been long, complex and in full public glare for almost a decade.

So it's unfortunate I have to start my first column with it.

Last week, Minister for State Kathleen Lynch announced an 'amicable conclusion' had been reached in the row between Cork University Hospital (CUH) and charity Build4Life over €2.3m the CF charity raised for adult inpatient beds at the hospital. Amicable would be putting it lightly.

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