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Medical misadventure verdict over Galway woman’s death

An inquest into the death of a 69-year-old woman at the Galway Clinic a year ago following the routine fitting of a pacemaker has returned a verdict of medical misadventure.

Noreen Hanley, a retired nurse from Athenry, went into cardiac arrest after electrodes were erroneously inserted into the wrong place.

Dr Gordon Pate has admitted breach of duty and apologised for the failings in her care.

Read more: https://www.rte.ie/news/connacht/2019/1212/1098807-noreen-hanley-inquest/

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