Canadian clinic forced to apologize after using unsterilized surgical equipment on patients FOR FOURTEEN YEARS.
Health officials in New Brunswick are contacting nearly 2,500 patients after discovering that unsterilized biopsy forceps were used at a hospital clinic for 14 years.
The problem at a colposcopy clinic at the Miramichi Regional Hospital began in May 1999 and was detected on May 24 of this year, the province’s Horizon Health Network said Wednesday.
“I on behalf of everyone at Horizon apologize for this error and the resulting apprehension this may cause our patients,” said John McGarry, the CEO of the Horizon Health Network.
14 years of using unsterilized surgical equipment on colonoscopies has GOT to leave a lot of Canadians feeling a little bent out of shape…
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August 28th, 2013 by exurbankevin