Hospital in bug scare.
Health bosses at the Lagan Valley hospital in Lisburn, Co Antrim, have sent warning letters to 449 patients after admitting to a major failure in sterilisation procedure.
It is understood blood tests will now be offered to patients examined with a gastroscope at the hospital between April 2001 and April 2004.
A gastroscope is a small tube designed to examine the inside of a stomach.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Jun 3, 2004|
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