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Friday, July 22, 2011

Former VA Bay Pines Nurse Accused of Sexual Battery on Patient

According to the St. Petersburg Times, "A 48-year-old former nurse at Bay Pines VA Medical Center was arrested Tuesday, accused of sexually battery on a male patient he was supposed to be caring for in the mental health ward."

Jeffrey Harris was arrested on charges of sexual battery. To the credit of VA Bay Pines Medical Center, they took immediate steps to bar him from patient contact when the allegations first surfaced. According to the paper, a report was released which indicated that Harris may harmed others.

For the full Times story, click here.

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