A PATIENT who became an addict after being prescribed £500-a-month cannabis spray and morphine by the doctor at the centre of a recall scandal has learned he should never have been given the medication - and has a 'mild' illness.
The mother of a 12-year-old son with acute epilepsy who had cannabis oil used to treat his condition confiscated from her at Heathrow has demanded a meeting with the home secretary and the health secretary "within 24 hours".
TWO days before the publication of yesterday's damning report, the Department of Health released a review of how the Dunmurry Manor case was handled by regulators - concluding there had been "good practice" by inspectors.
BELFAST health trust did not carry out annual appraisals on Dr Michael Watt in the two years before the alarm was raised about his work. The Irish News has learned that assessments of the neurologist's performance in 2014, 2015 and 2016...