Sussex

Lancing nurse charged with sex assaults on patients

A nurse has been charged with sexually assaulting two patients at a private hospital in West Sussex.

Ioan Galatanu, 51, is accused of sexual assault by touching of one woman between 31 July and 31 August 2013.

He is also alleged to have committed the same offence on another woman at Goring Hall Hospital in Worthing on 6 September.

Mr Galatanu, of South Street, Lancing, is due to appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court on 27 May.

Goring Hall Hospital is part of BMI Healthcare.

A hospital spokesman said Mr Galatanu had been suspended.

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