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Brighton hospital staff tested for tuberculosis amid fears disease could have spread from patient
By Ben Dadswell Reporter

A HOSPITAL has come under fire for its handling of a tuberculosis case which some feel has endangered public health.

Some Royal Sussex County Hospital staff were informed in a recent round of letters that they needed a screening more than 18 months after initial exposure to a TB patient

One pharmacist who received the letter from the Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, who asked not to be named, said he has since worked in other medical facilities, was concerned by the length of time elapsed...