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Complainant Name:
Dr Ian Coulson

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Burnley Express

Complaint:

Dr Ian Coulson of the Dermatology Unit at Burnley General Hospital complained that the newspaper had published a letter from a reader which contained serious allegations about hygiene provision in the Dermatology Unit which were wholly inaccurate.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published a letter from the complainant, a prominent correction and a full apology headlined “Stains caused by chemical not blood”.

Report: 79



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