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Family of Listowel man who died after delayed diagnosis takes legal action against HSE

Dec 1, 2022 13:12 By radiokerrynews
Family of Listowel man who died after delayed diagnosis takes legal action against HSE Family of Listowel man who died after delayed diagnosis takes legal action against HSE
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The family of a Listowel man, who suffered a delayed diagnosis at University Hospital Kerry, are taking legal action against the HSE.

A review of over 46,000 scans, which was published in December 2018, found that the scans of 11 patients were misread by a locum radiologist at UHK between March 2016 and July 2017; this radiologist no longer works at the hospital.

Tony Hannon was one of the 11 patients who suffered a delayed diagnosis and he died from cancer in April 2019.

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His wife, Marcella Hannon claims the settlement the HSE is offering the family is based on the position that Mr Hannon was 70-years-old and he would’ve only have had a year of life left anyway.

Ms Hannon says the family disputes this:

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