Almost 88% of University Hospital Kerry image review completed

Almost 88% of the review of images at University Hospital Kerry is now complete.

Just over 40,490 have been read from a today of 46,235.

The number of actual patients whose imaging has been reviewed is just over 24,049.


The South / South West Hospital Group confirmed there are no further additional cases of missed or delayed diagnoses.

The total number identified to date is ten.

A full audit is taking place of scans read by a former consultant radiologist from March 2016 to last July; it began following three cases of delayed diagnoses coming forward in late July.

The number of actual patients whose imaging has been reviewed 24,049 accounts for almost 90% of 26,756 individual patients.

The number of patients who have been recalled for repeat imaging to date is 204 and this week, no additional patients have required further investigation.

A HSE helpline to assist with queries is also remaining open for the foreseeable future.

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