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Hospital Patient Burned in Scarborough

Hospital Patient Burned in Scarborough

Published by the Yorkshire Coast Radio News Team at 1:12pm 1st March 2012. (Updated at 1:24pm 1st March 2012)

A patient at Scarborough Hospital has been burned during an operation.


It happened on Monday, and Director of Operations, Liz Booth has released a statement..


“I can confirm that during a surgical procedure a solution used to clean the skin ignited, causing skin burns to the patient.


“The skin burn was treated immediately and the patient was kept in hospital over night. As a precaution the patient was transferred to Castle Hill Hospital for further assessment and on return was discharged.


“We are extremely sorry for any pain and distress caused to the patient.  A full investigation commenced within minutes of the incident occurring and a final report will be produced and shared with the family.”


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