Thursday, November 14, 2019

10 hospital staff dismissed for stealing blood

The Management of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State, says it has dismissed 10 of its staff over financial misconduct, sabotage and selling blood meant for patients.

Dr Hassan Ikrama, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lafia.

“Some of them were engaging in stealing of blood from blood bank and selling same to private hospitals and diverting money meant for the hospital.

“Some are using the facilities of the hospital to carry out investigation in the laboratory and put the money for the charges in their private pockets,” he added.

He noted that all the dismissed staff were investigated and found culpable by a committee that looked into the matter.


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