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Compensation Awarded Following Cancer Misdiagnosis

A man has been awarded what is thought to be substantial compensation after his wife died when her cancer was incorrectly diagnosed as an ear infection, reports the Mirror.

Kathleen Howe attended a hospital in Aberystwyth in 2010 after suffering dizzy spells, but was told by the consultant that she had an infection commonly known as ‘swimmer's ear’ and was given ear drops to treat it.

She attended the hospital four more times, but it was only after she was referred to a second hospital that she was diagnosed with cancer. She died in 2012.

It was subsequently revealed that she would have had a 90-100% chance of survival if the cancer had been diagnosed sooner.

The health board responsible for the hospital admitted negligence and apologised to Mrs Howe’s family for its failings.

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