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Listen: HSE Settles With, & Appologise To, Family Who Lost 2 Members Through Care Shortcomings.

: 01/18/2018 - 15:56

The HSE has apologised and settled cases with a Tipperary family who lost a father and son due to shortcomings in their medical care.

Eddie Lonergan died by suicide a day after being discharged from a psychiatric unit in Kilkenny in Jan 2013.

His son PJ died from a heart attack 16 months later after being discharged from the Emergency Department at South Tipperary General Hospital.

Speaking outside court today, Esther Lonergan said the apologies for failings in the care for her husband and son should have been offered earlier:

16Tipp.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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