Alkmaar nurses lose lottery cash

Staff in the neurology department at Alkmaar’s medical centre who won €25,000 on a lottery ticket given to them by a grateful patient cannot have the money, Trouw reports on Thursday.

The paper says the nurses’ charter forbids them from taking cash from patients, even if it comes from a lottery ticket.

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