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Nurse arrested in Stepping Hill Hospital investigation

Police investigating the poisoning of patients at Stepping Hill Hospital have arrested a nurse on suspicion of tampering with medical records.

The arrest came as it emerged that a fourth death, of 82-year-old Bill Dickson on New Year's Eve, was being investigated.

Three people died and 16 others were affected by the contamination of saline at the Stockport hospital last summer.

The arrested man, 46, is being held over reports that medical forms were altered and a patient given extra medication.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 05 Jan 2012
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