Whidbey General WA: Hospital contests Island County prosecutor’s subpoena in chief nurse assault case

Jessie Stensland reports:

Whidbey General Hospital is fighting a subpoena from the Island County prosecutor seeking an internal investigation report into allegations that the chief nursing officer assaulted a restrained patient.

The prosecution is simultaneously fighting the chief nursing officer’s subpoena of all the alleged victim’s medical records. A deputy prosecutor likens the nurse’s request to harassment of a rape victim, according to court documents.

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