Nurses are underappreciated people who are crucial to the functioning of any health care system. However, once in a while, a nurse does something awful (like in any other profession), and a story gets into newspapers. Here are some of the worst nurse stories out there.
Killing Her Own Children
Dominique Cottrez, a nursing assistant from France, killed eight of her own children right after their birth. At first, Pierre-Marie Cottrez, her husband, was also accused, but it was later discovered that she never said that she was pregnant, not even to her husband. Her lawyer said: “She doesn’t have to carry this on her conscience anymore, and that’s a kind of relief.”