Retired NHS manager ‘made to feel like a leper’ after contracting Hepatitis C

A retired senior NHS manager has described how she was “made to feel like a leper” after she found out she had contracted Hepatitis C following a series of blood transfusions 40 years ago.

Nicola Leahey told the Infected Blood Inquiry she wants to know that lessons will be learned from the infection of thousands of patients with HIV and Hepatitis in the 1970s and 80s.

And she also urged the health service to improve the way in which medical professionals deal with...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-06-18 16:29
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