Westmeath Cancer Support Centre Says The Financial Strain On Patients Is Too Much

Written 1 week ago by Eoin O Donoghue


A Westmeath cancer support centre says the financial strain on patients and their families is too much.

A recent Irish Cancer Society report has found that patients can face up to 1,200 euro per month in extra fees.

These include the expenses, such as public transport and parking, involved in attending frequent medical appointments, .

Bernie McHugh is the General Manager of LARCC Cancer Support Sanctuary in Westmeath.

She says this is an added financial worry for people who are already under pressure: