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Doctor accidentally removes wrong eye during surgery – leaving patient blind

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hospital in Slovakia was due to have surgery on a damaged eye, but his doctor's mix-up left him and his family devastated. The hospital has offered the victim and his family psychological care to deal with the horrifying mishap. READ MORE: Woman in pain and agony for over a year is diagnosed by stranger on FacebookAccording to Slovakia's TASR news agency, a spokesperson at Bratislava University Hospital spokesperson said the doctor in question is no longer seeing any patients.

Slovakia's health supervision authority have now launched an investigation into how such a shocking error could occur, reports the Mirror.It comes amid a turbulent time for the Slovak health sector, with an industrial dispute rumbling on over pay and working conditions.Slovakia has seen a large exodus of medical staff, particularly to the Czech Republic and Austria.

Pressure on those doctors left in the country has increased significantly due to the coronavirus pandemic and last week the LOZ union said around 3,000 doctors were considering quitting unless their work conditions improved.

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