Widow of patient affected by UHK scans delay reacts to Taoiseach’s CervicalCheck apology

A Listowel woman is calling on senior Government figures to visit the homes of women impacted by the CervicalCheck controversy.

Marcella Hannon’s husband, Tony, passed away earlier this year following a delayed cancer diagnosis at University Hospital Kerry.

The Listowel man was among eleven patients to have delayed diagnoses as part of a scandal involving the mis-reading of scans by a locum radiologist, who no longer works at the hospital.

Marcella Hannon says she wants to see a detailed report on the cost of administration within the entire health service.

She says she didn’t think a whole lot of the Taoiseach’s state apology yesterday to the CervicalCheck scandal victims and their families:

Meanwhile, Marcella Hannon says she appreciated a visit from the general manager of University Hospital Kerry to her home to discuss her husband’s case.

However, she told Jerry O’Sullivan she is still waiting for the Health Minister Simon Harris to come to Kerry: