The Waiting Game

I'm sure if you live in Ireland you will know all about the huge waiting list for children with scoliosis to be seen by a consultant. Jono had his spinal surgery in 2009 and it was a battle back then. Sadly things haven't improved at all over the last 8 years. You can watch Megan... Continue Reading →

Jono’s appointment

Yesterday Jono finally got seen in Tallaght Hospital after waiting for almost 18 months. Jono had a spinal fusion surgery done there in 2009 and was doing OK until a couple of years ago when he started deteriorating. It's a long trip from Sligo to Tallaght, almost 4 hours each way by public transport, and... Continue Reading →

Back on a Rant

Regular readers to the blog will know all about Jono's spinal problems. Jono had severe kyphosis and scoliosis (curvature of the spine) and after a long wait he finally had spinal fusion surgery in 2009 in Tallaght, Dublin. The surgery involved metal rods being inserted either side of his spine. We thought it was a... Continue Reading →

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