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Residents are being relocated from Clifton Nursing Home in Belfast

Residents are being relocated from Clifton Nursing Home in Belfast

Residents are being relocated from Clifton Nursing Home in Belfast

A nurse who worked at a coronavirus-hit care home whose residents are being moved due to safety concerns is critically ill with Covid-19.

Serious concerns have been raised over why the 64-year-old nurse, who came out of retirement to support the pandemic response, was asked by the Belfast Trust to work in Clifton Nursing Home while it was failing to meet minimum infection control measures.

At least one resident of the home is known to have died from Covid-19, less than a week after the nurse started working there.