Two hospitals in the region are part of an NHS investigation launched after it was discovered that a retired obstetrics and gynaecology worker unknowingly had Hepatitis C. Burnley General Hospital and Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport are part of the probe.
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He served in Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet as Home Secretary in 1989 and was also a former Governor of Bermuda.