Dublin hospital to review colonoscopies in 'precautionary measure'

St Columcille's Hospital in Loughlinstown in Dublin is going to review dozens of colonoscopies.

Management says it is a "precautionary measure", and that the risk to patients is low.

65 people are being offered repeat procedures.

Patients identified have been contacted by the hospital.

- Digital Desk


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