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This statement is just ridiculous...

"Spokesman Dr Jeanette Young said it was an unfortunate mistake that could have happened at any hospital."

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"Hundreds of people in Queensland face an anxious wait after a failure in sterilisation procedures at the trouble-prone Bundaberg Hospital earlier this month.

Queensland Health says 235 patients who were treated at the hospital's dental clinic last week may be at risk, because the instruments were previously used on 33 people and not cleaned properly.

Thirty-one of those 33 patients are now being tested for blood-borne viruses including HIV, hepatitis B and C."

- ABC news.

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"an unfortunate mistake that could have happened at any hospital."

How is failing to clean instruments "an unfortunate mistake" in ANY hospital?!

Full story here.

1 comment:

Ky said...

Ridiculous and shocking!