Doctor suspended over patient pregnancy in long-term care facility

Police also arrested a nurse on 'serious charges' including sexual assault of a vulnerable patient

A doctor involved in the care of a woman with serious disabilities who gave birth unexpectedly in a long-term care facility in the US has been suspended, while police have charged a nurse with sexual assault.

Media reports state that the woman’s primary care physician, Dr Thanh Nguyen, was suspended following the birth late last year at the Hacienda HealthCare clinic near Phoenix, Arizona.