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Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery
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Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

Sep 27th 2017, 1:54 PM 9,631 Views 28 Comments

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'
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# Straight2swimming

'Being able to talk to other parents has helped ease the worry'

May 21st 2017, 11:00 AM 15,293 Views 0 Comments

A free swimming programme is helping children with scoliosis build strength and confidence.

'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation
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'He’s very brave, he was in surgery for 10 hours': Tommy Long finally gets scoliosis operation

Apr 17th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,998 Views 12 Comments

Tommy’s mother Michelle said he looks “unrecognisable” since the surgery.

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen
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# Spinal Curve

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,892 Views 44 Comments

The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis
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# The Long Wait

'They spend their childhoods on waiting lists': The painful reality for children with scoliosis

Sep 17th 2016, 7:30 AM 12,254 Views 29 Comments

Two mothers talk to us about their fight to get treatment for their sons.