Hepatitis hospital death

A coroner has ruled that a 68-year-old woman died because a probe used in an operation was not cleaned properly. Nancy Lane died in June 2011 after contracting Hepatitis B at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

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Narrative verdict in hospital hepatitis death inquest

A coroner has ruled that a 68-year-old woman died because a probe used in an operation was not cleaned properly.

Nancy Lane died in June 2011 after contracting Hepatitis B at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

The coroner issued a narrative verdict and said he was satisfied new procedures introduced after the incident means it shouldn't happen again.

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board apologised earlier this year.

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