‘I’m held hostage by the healthcare system in Ireland’

‘I’m held hostage by the healthcare system in Ireland’
Robyn Coyle - a 66-year-old retired lawyer from California, US, who was injured after falling from her mobility scooter in Cobh at the start of August 2016. Picture: Kelly O'Brien

AN elderly tourist feels like she is “being held hostage” by the Irish healthcare system after sustaining a serious injury in Cobh more than three weeks ago.

Retired American lawyer Robyn Coyle has hit out at the "severe lack of communication" between doctors and patients and claims she still is not entirely sure what her injury is or what her treatment will be, 22 days after going to Cork University Hospital. 

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