Nurse suspended for putting photographs of patients in surgery on Facebook
A nurse has reportedly been suspended after putting photos of patients having operations on social networking website facebook.
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The pictures, which were posted on Facebook, were thought to have been taken at a Glasgow hospital, the Daily Record reported.
Patients are not thought to be identifiable from the pictures, according to the newspaper.
A source told the paper: “Most, if not all, of the other staff were completely unaware this was happening.
“But the room where they were taken was able to be identified from the NHS insignia in the background.”
The paper claimed the member of staff who put the images on the social networking site was a nurse.
A spokeswoman for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said: “We can confirm a member of staff has been suspended pending an internal investigation.”