Bridgend hospital nurses sentenced for fake test results


Three nurses who failed to carry out blood glucose tests on stroke victims and then faked the results have been sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court. All three admitted wilful neglect of patients at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.

Rebecca Jones received an eight-month prison sentence, whilst Lauro Bertulano was jailed for four months. Natalie Jones was given a community order.

Catrin Attwell, Senior Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service Wales Complex Casework Unit, said:

"Today's sentencing marks the conclusion of a complex investigation and prosecution. We are grateful to the witnesses who have supported the criminal justice process by providing evidence to the investigation team.

"Criminal offences of this nature are rare. The defendants were nurses employed to provide a service treating  patients in their care. This prosecution demonstrates the commitment of the Crown Prosecution Service to prosecute offenders that breach the trust placed in them."