Tuesday, February 17, 2009

St James chemo patients blanked

From the Trinidad Express:
Chemotherapy patients at the St James Radiotherapy Clinic have been turned away because the pharmacists are not mixing the drugs.

According to the patients, who requested anonymity, clinic officials told them that the pharmacists had not been paid and as a direct result, they refused to do any work.

The patients, however, found this excuse to be ridiculous and called on Health Minister Jerry Narace to intervene.

"The doctors are seeing people, the nurses are seeing people, but yet no one can get therapy," one patient angrily said. ...more

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