Former nurse charged with sexual assaults at hospitals

A former nurse from Bognor Regis has been charged with sexual assaults on patients at two West Sussex hospitals, Sussex police has said.

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 1:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:08 pm
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Stephen Board, 66, now unemployed, of Linden Road, is due to appear at Worthing Magistrates Court on Tuesday, November 29, a police spokesman said.

He is charged with sexual assaults on patients at Chichester and Worthing hospitals while he was employed as a nurse.

Three offences relate to St Richards Hospital last year; four offences relate to Worthing Hospital in 2008; and with two offences

related to Worthing Hospital in 2006, said police.

The charges follow an investigation by detectives from the West Sussex Safeguarding Investigations Unit.