Bridgend hospital nurse questioned over fake records claim

Princess of Wales Hospital Police say there is no evidence to suggest patients have come to harm

A nurse has been suspended and a police investigation launched at Bridgend's Princess of Wales Hospital over claims that patient notes have been faked.

The woman has been arrested and released on police bail after allegations of neglect over a period from January last year to January 2013.

South Wales Police said there is no evidence patients have been harmed and all their families have been informed.

It said the issues were picked up by the health board's safety systems.

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board has suspended the woman pending the outcome of the police inquiry.

South Wales Police said: "The issues were identified by ABM University Health Board's safety systems and were immediately brought to the attention of South Wales Police.

"An investigation was launched with the full support of Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Bridgend County Borough Council Social Services Department.

"The nurse had been suspended from duties as soon as these issues were suspected."

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