NI child heart patients going to Dublin triple in number

NI child heart patients going to Dublin triple in number
 

The number of children from Northern Ireland receiving heart surgery in Dublin has almost tripled this year.
Between January and September, 23 children travelled to Our Lady Children's Hospital in Dublin, compared to just eight in all of 2016.
There has also been an increase in adolescent patients from the Republic travelling north for treatment.
Children's heart surgery services at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) ceased in 2015.
Leading world heart specialists who attended a weekend conference in Belfast were told the all-island Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Network is delivering... read more

 
20 November 2017 in Health, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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