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Nottingham surgeon who wants to keep his past a secret arrives at court

John Chen Lui Lu arrives at the High Court today Credit: ITV News Central

Heart surgeon, John Chen Lui Lu, transmitted a deadly bug which killed five patients at Nottingham City Hospital.

He is at the High Court today because he wants to keep this fact a secret.

He has been told he can only operate if he's open about his background with future patients.

John Chen Lui Lu arrives at the High Court today Credit: ITV News Central

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'Deadly bug' heart surgeon due in court

John Chen Lui Lu used to work at Nottingham City Hospital Credit: Emma Coles/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A heart surgeon who transmitted a deadly bug which killed five patients at Nottingham CIty Hospital is going to the High Court today to try to keep his past a secret.

John Chen Lui Lu has been told he can only operate if he is open about his background with future patients.

New umbilical cord donation scheme for mums-to-be in Nottinghamshire

Experts can use stem cells in umbilical cords to help people with blood cancers such as leukaemia Credit: Hendrik Schmidt/DPA/Press Association Images

New mums-to-be in Nottingham will now have the chance to donate their umbilical cord when they give birth.

New centres at the Queens Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital will collect the cord blood - which contains potentially life saving stem cells.

They're used to save the lives of people with blood cancers like leukaemia.

Nottingham City Hospital to boost kidney patient facilities

A kidney being used in a transplant Credit: ITV News Central

Nottingham City Hospital is hoping to boost its facilities for patients with kidney conditions.

Staff are launching a fundraising appeal today to buy specialist equipment and fund research. The hospital carries out up to 90 kidney transplants each year.

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