doctors’ office also not properly sterilizing equipment

A doctors’ office in the same health region as the troubled Vegreville hospital also was not properly sterilizing medical equipment, health minister Dave Hancock confirmed Monday.

Hancock said he can’t identify the doctors involved or the office’s location in the East Central Health region because the incident was under investigation by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

“But I can tell you that it involved a sterilization process with respect to equipment being used in the doctor’s office for examinations and procedures,” he said. Read More…


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