Alert over Hep C health worker

Thousands of people across the UK are being contacted after a healthcare worker infected two patients with the Hepatitis C virus. The retired obstetrics and gynaecology worker unknowingly had the virus while employed by the NHS for decades.

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Alert after NHS worker infects patients with Hepatitis C

Thousands of people across the UK are being contacted after a healthcare worker infected two patients with the hepatitis C virus.

A major alert is under way after it was discovered that a retired obstetrics and gynaecology worker unknowingly had the virus while employed by the NHS for decades.

It is known the healthcare worker infected two patients with the virus while working at a hospital in Wales, Public Health England said.

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