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Cancer care under threat.

A FLAGSHIP cross-border cancer hospital could be impacted by post-Brexit restrictions on moving radioactive isotopes, a health forum has heard.

Ruth Taillon, director of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, highlighted some of the possible consequences for services at the North West Cancer Centre at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry if a hard Brexit results in restrictions.

She said: "Where things might get a bit dicey is if there are problems transposing radioactive isotopes across borders once we lose the Euratom agreements.

"There could also be issues around the mobility of other medical staff or patients across the border and we really can't predict."

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Sep 14, 2018
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