Nurse hit with bill after failed case

AAP, November 5, 2005

A whistleblowing nurse has been lumped with a legal bill of more than $500,000, after her appeal on Friday failed against five nurses she claims defamed her in state parliament.

Wendy Erglis went public with allegations in 2001 that patients were dying while being forced to wait for beds at the Royal Brisbane Hospital Bone Marrow transplant unit.

She also alleged staff were being sexually harassed and some staff members physically abused and stole from patients. ... Nurse