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Retired nurse feels she was let down by the health service when she needed cancer treatment

Despite assurances that vital tests and treatments would continue during the coronavirus outbreak, delays have severely impacted on those at risk. Health correspondent Seanín Graham meets a woman who devoted her life to the NHS but feels she was failed when she needed it most

Retired nurse Cassie McNeill is currently receiving radiotherapy treatment for cancer. Picture by Hugh Russell
Seanín Graham
CASSIE McNeill worked in the Northern Ireland health service for almost 50 years - from midwife to hospital sister to the lead nurse in a busy GP surgery in her beloved Glens of Antrim. In perfect [...]

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