The abolition of the public inpatient charge will help to relieve the financial burden on those with a cancer diagnosis. .
The Irish Cancer Society is welcoming the government's move to scrap the € 80 daily charge in public hospitals.
It's due to go from the start of next month.
Director of Advocacy at the Irish Cancer Society Rachel Morrogh says the stress of being chased by debt collectors will come as a welcome relief for many cancer patients...