Tag Archives: Hep C Outbreak

POLICE RULE NO FOUL PLAY IN HEP C OUTBREAK AT SGH

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) have released a statement today declaring that investigations have no revealed any evidence to suggest foul play in one of Singapore's biggest healthcare scandals to date. In October this year, the Singapore General Hospital announced that it had informed the Ministry of Health about a spate of Hepatitis C infections, which may have stemmed from improper syringe handling procedures. The subsequent public outcry over the lapses, and the large number of patients affected at SGH's renal ward, prompted the hospital to lodge a police report to determine if any foul play was involved.

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SGH TO LET POLICE ASCERTAIN IF THERE WAS ANY FOUL PLAY IN HEP C OUTBREAK

The Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has filed a police report today over the disastrous Hepatitis C cluster found in its renal ward. "After initial internal investigation, we are still unable to determine the cause of the cluster of infection. Currently, an Independent Review Committee appointed by MOH is looking into this with the help of international advisors. The police report has been filed so that the police may ascertain if there was any foul play," SGH said in its statement today.

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