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Northern Ireland cancer patients told their operations won't go ahead due to Covid-19 crisis

Health bosses cancel the majority of non-emergency surgeries

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Difficult: Flo McClements with husband Tom and three grand-daughters Grace, Lilia and Cassie

Difficult: Flo McClements with husband Tom and three grand-daughters Grace, Lilia and Cassie

Geraldine McKay

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Difficult: Flo McClements with husband Tom and three grand-daughters Grace, Lilia and Cassie

People with cancer are among the patients who have been told their operations have been cancelled as the effects of the latest Covid-19 surge take hold.

A 72-year-old ovarian cancer patient is now facing an indefinite wait for potentially life-saving surgery after an operation due to take place on Thursday was cancelled at the last minute.


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