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Cancer case reviews date back three years

The Department of Health says it’s reviewing breast cancer cases dating back three years after concerns were raised about tests carried out at Noble’s Hospital.

Stephen Upsdell, the hospital’s medical director, says all diagnoses are fine – but there are problems with hormone tests that help decide people’s treatment.

He says so far, 22 patients have been identified as needing case reviews but that number could rise as investigations continue.

Mr Upsdell says everything possible is being done to clear up the problem quickly:

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