Woman allegedly impersonated nurse while working at Vancouver hospital | CTV News
'Fraudulent nurse' treated patients at B.C. Women's Hospital, police say
Criminal charges have been laid against a 49-year-old woman who allegedly posed as a nurse while working at a Vancouver hospital – something she's accused of doing elsewhere in Canada as well.
The woman allegedly used a real nurse's name while "providing medical care to patients" at B.C. Women's Hospital, according to the Vancouver Police Department.
She worked at the hospital for an entire year – from June 2020 to June 2021 – and it remains unclear how many patients' care may have been impacted.
"We don't yet know how many people in Vancouver may have received treatment from the fraudulent nurse, but we're working with the Provincial Health Services Authority to identify patients who may have had contact with …
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