GP X-Ray backlog of 600 at University Hospital Kerry

There is currently a backlog of GP x-rays at University Hospital Kerry.

A statement from the HSE’s South West Hospital Group says the current backlog of GP x-rays is 600.

Reporting of these films has been outsourced to an external provider and the backlog is expected to be cleared in one to two weeks.

The statement also says the x-ray department at University Hospital Kerry experiences backlogs from time-to-time.