Nurse sanctioned for secretly diluting COVID-19 vaccines with saline

The nurse tricked a pharmacist into leaving her alone in the consulting room, according to the findings.

A nurse diluted COVID-19 vaccines with saline after tricking a pharmacist into leaving the room during a vaccination appointment, a tribunal has found.

The nurse of 25 years, who also had a midwifery diploma, had been stood down without pay from Griffith Base Hospital in 2021 for not meeting vaccination requirements, according to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.