Academic shocked at long wait for pain-relief care

“A retired college lecturer who is fighting pancreatic cancer last night spoke of his distress after being told he would have to wait eight months to see a pain specialist. Patrick O’Callaghan (66), of Killybegs, Co Donegal, will embark on a course of chemotherapy next month after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in early November …” (more)

[Eilish O’Regan, Independent, 5 January]

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