Jan 292010
 
 January 29, 2010  Breaches, Featured News

A hospital in Luton has launched an internal review following reports that an NHS nurse allegedly rang the relative of a teenage girl who had been admitted to hospital with complications following an abortion.

According to reports, the 16-year-old girl was thrown out of her home when her devoutly Catholic mother was informed of her decision to have a termination.

The nurse, said to be a friend of the girl’s aunt, allegedly placed the call when the teenager was taken to hospital suffering from side-effects of the procedure. Luton and Dunstable Hospital said it was reviewing the circumstances of the case.

Read more on Nursing Times. More detailed coverage of this breach was published in Bedfordshire on Sunday.

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