Ex-nurse from Bognor charged with sexual assaults on hospital patients

Stephen Board St Richards Hospital




Bognor Regis man Stephen Board has been charged with sexual assaults on patients at two hospitals when he worked as a nurse.

Board, 66, now unemployed, of Linden Road, Bognor, is due to appear at Worthing Magistrates Court on Tuesday 29 November.

He is charged with three offences of sexual assault on a woman then aged 78 at St Richards Hospital in Chichester on 10 December last year; with four offences of sexual assault on a woman then aged 34 at Worthing Hospital on 7 February 2008; and with two offences of sexual assault on a woman then aged 19 at Worthing Hospital on 28 January 2006.

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




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