"Fourteen women have been told that they are suffering from breast cancer after a hospital consultant missed the signs of the disease in an earlier screening and gave them the all-clear. Altogether 355 mammograms going back three years were reassessed after questions were raised about the work of a consultant radiologist at Accrington Victoria Hospital in Lancashire. Eighty-five women were called back to attend special clinics and 14 were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. They are now undergoing treatment. A further four women are being treated for a less serious condition."
This is England and it could happen anyway, but we should look at this as an example and ponder what government health would look like if passed. Do we want our health to be in a government trust? Would we have any recourse if the wrong diagnoses was made? Will the lawsuits be more outrageous? Lawsuits against the government or the doctor? Tort reform will have to be addressed. Just more questions for me to say no to ObamaCare in any form.
Rineke Schram, the trust’s medical director, said: “A thorough and independent review of breast screening assessment clinics was carried out by the regional quality assurance team following concerns raised, relating to one consultant radiologist’s work at the trust. The independent review has been completed and the results are now being reported publicly.