Wrong Man Circumcised, Hospital Hopes $24K Payout Makes It All Better

“The Leicester Royal Infirmary is a National Health Service hospital in Leicester, England. It has an accident and emergency department and is managed by of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.” – Wikipedia

CNN – A man who was mistakenly circumcised in a hospital mix-up has been awarded compensation, the hospital said.

Terry Brazier, aged 70, went into Leicester (UK) Royal Infirmary for a bladder procedure known as a cystoscopy but was mistaken for another patient by hospital staff and circumcised.

The hospital apologized and carried out an investigation, before confirming on Monday it had awarded Brazier a £20,000 ($24,300) payout.

Brazier told the British newspaper the Daily Star that he was so distracted talking to hospital staff that he didn’t notice he was getting the incorrect procedure until it was too late.

“They didn’t know what to say when they found out they’d done it, they said they can’t send me back … Read more. 

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