Medical director for South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust Dr Paul Lawler ourside the entrance to Middesbrough General Hospital, Middesbrough. The hospital at the centre of a sporadic CJD scare after instruments exposed to the disease during brain surgery. * ... were then used on another 24 patients has insisted it was following the correct procedures. Health chiefs at Middlesborough General Hospital have come under fire after the Department of Health claimed that the instruments should have been quarantined as soon as it became clear there was a potential risk of transmitting CJD. Instead the

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Medical director for South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust Dr Paul Lawler ourside the entrance to Middesbrough General Hospital, Middesbrough. The hospital at the centre of a sporadic CJD scare after instruments exposed to the disease during brain surgery. * ... were then used on another 24 patients has insisted it was following the correct procedures. Health chiefs at Middlesborough General Hospital have come under fire after the Department of Health claimed that the instruments should have been quarantined as soon as it became clear there was a potential risk of transmitting CJD. Instead the

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Location: Middlesbrough UK