13 Feb 2019

Hawke’s Bay DHB used inadequately sterilised equipment

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 13 February 2019

Sterile Sciences Association president Shelagh Thomas says the revelation about inadequately sterilised surgical equipment in Hawke's Bay is "one of the worst things that can happen in a hospital." She explained to producer Bridget Burke that the sterilisation process in hospitals is complex in order to prevent the spread of infection.