Concerns raised after it has been discovered that four patients have received donor tissue from a cancer sufferer.
Three children and a fourth patient received tissue from a donor who had brain cancer, Queensland Health authorities have revealed.
Queensland’s chief health officer, Jeannette Young, has made the alarming revelations while announcing a review into the state’s trouble-plagued heart valve bank, reports Yahoo 7.
The valve bank has been closed since January, with two staff suspended on full pay and doctors forced to source tissue from donors interstate.
More details to come…