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Filipino nurse in UK sued over failed blood transfusion–report

/ 05:48 PM January 19, 2016

A Filipino nurse in London is being accused of killing her patient after supposedly giving the wrong blood type in a transfusion that caused a “fatal reaction.”

UK news site Express reported that 48-year-old Lea Ledesma was charged with manslaughter for the death of Ali Huseyin in May 2014.

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The report said Ledesma denied manslaughter through negligence during a hearing in Southwark Crown Court.

Ledesma, who resides in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, was granted unconditional bail until the trial in July. YG/RC

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