13018Nurse used 'unclean' equipment - Lancashire
- Jul 10, 2003Nurse used 'unclean' equipment
The nurse involved has been suspended from the surgery
Hundreds of women are being recalled for tests after it was discovered a nurse did not sterilise equipment used for intimate examinations.
Up to 500 women were examined at the Perry Street doctors' surgery in Darwen, Lancashire, between 1991 and April this year.
The unsterilised equipment may have left them at risk from diseases including hepatitis B or C and chlamydia.
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