Cancer patients

Cancer patients turned away

Chemotherapy sessions at the San Fernando Oncology Centre were cancelled and scores of desperately ill patients were turned away yesterday because the pharmacist who mixes the drugs called in sick.

Cancer patients turned away from San Fernando hospital amid water problems

For a second consecutive day, cancer patients seeking chemotherapy at the San Fernando General Hospital’s Oncology Centre were turned away yesterday because there was no water to facilitate treatment.

Dozens of terminally ill patients who came from across the country seeking treatment were told the facility had no water and treatments could not be carried out.