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Wicklow Children Cancer Charity Raises Concerns About Postponed Treatment At Crumlin Hospital

Children being treated for cancer at Crumlin Children's Hospital are having chemotherapy sessions postponed because of staff shortages.


The Greystones based children's cancer charity, the Gavin Glynn Foundation, says up to half a dozen families have been told there isn't enough staff to administer the treatment.
St. Luke's Cancer Ward at Crumlin is the only paediatric cancer centre in the State.
John Glynn, who is the director of the foundation, says parents he's spoken with are very worried:
Fianna Fáil health spokesman, Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly says the situation is appalling and is demanding answers from his constituency colleague Health Minister Simon Harris:

 

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