12 Aug 2022

Middlemore Hospital reviewed patient care from man stood down for posing as a doctor

From Morning Report, 7:20 am on 12 August 2022

Middlemore Hospital says it is deeply sorry and has reviewed every patient seen by a man stood down for posing as a doctor.

A criminal investigation's been launched after the man was able to work in a clinical role at the south Auckland hospital for six months.

The alarm was raised about a man after his colleagues noticed his work was not up to scratch.

Health correspondent Rowan Quinn has been looking into this.