Misdiagnosed cancer payout

The family of a man who was wrongly diagnosed with a chest infection who then died from lung cancer, has been paid compensation after the University Hospital Coventry admitted mistakes had been made.

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  1. Chris Halpin

Hospital payout after lung cancer is misdiagnosed as a chest infection - full report

A hospital has paid out thousands of pounds to the family of a man from Coventry whose cancer was misdiagnosed as a chest infection.

Frank Golby, who was a smoker, went to the University Hospital Coventry in 2010 with a persistent cough.

His scan was misread, and doctors only found out he had a cancerous growth on his lung after his death.

Watch Chris Halpin's full report above.

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