Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Caught on Camera: Cockroach in Hospital Corridor ; Horrified Visitor Films Insect at Stepping Hill 'Extremely Rare and Isolated Incident'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Caught on Camera: Cockroach in Hospital Corridor ; Horrified Visitor Films Insect at Stepping Hill 'Extremely Rare and Isolated Incident'

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AHORRIFIED hospital visitor filmed a cockroach scuttling through a corridor.

The man, who has worked for the NHS for a number of years, was so shocked by the sight of the insect at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport that he used his mobile phone to film it.

He spotted the cockroach on a corridor near the main restaurant - and reported his discovery to staff.

Hospital bosses described it as an isolated and extremely rare incident, adding that it was not near any wards.

But the visitor, who asked not to be named, told the M.E.N. that he was appalled by what he had seen. He said: "I have worked in the NHS for many years and I have never seen any cockroaches in hospitals before. It was quite shocking.

"I came in through a side entrance and I was walking along the corridor near the main restaurant when I saw the cockroach.

I pointed it out to two staff members and they were also stunned. I was so horrified I decided to film it - it was just crawling up the corridor. …

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