SPINA BIFIDA & HYDROCEPHALUS PAEDIATRIC ADVOCACY GROUP
Conor age 16 from Kildare
Waited a year for spinal surgery. Due to this delay he had to endure 45 days in halo traction prior to receiving surgery.
While waiting for hip surgery, pain was so intense had prolonged seizure & vomiting.
Rushed via ambulance to the ED at Children's Health Ireland (CHI) Temple Street due to severe pain, vomiting and seizures.
Conor's mum was left with no choice but to refuse to leave CHI, Temple Street hospital.
CHI Management left Conor for a further 16 days in pain.
Hear more from Conor's Mum who talked about his story on local radio
Due To Vital Orthopaedic Surgery Waiting Times Some Children With Spina Bifida Becoming "Deformed & Disfigured",
Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Paediatric Advocacy Group