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North-West Evening Mail
Walney midwife vows to clear his name after being accused of threatening a childto clear his name. Christopher Philip Cooper's wife Tracey, said her husband c
Walney midwife vows to clear his name after being accused of threatening a child
North-West Evening Mail / Posted an hour ago
to clear his name. Christopher Philip Cooper's wife Tracey, said her husband cannot speak about the case personally due to Nursing and Midwifery Council guidelines. She added that he could lose his job regardless of the outcome. The 45-year-old... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry of Health (MOH) Recruits Over 4000 NursesThe Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the recruitment of 4,799 verified nu
Ministry of Health (MOH) Recruits Over 4000 Nurses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the recruitment of 4,799 verified nurses by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the country. The new recruits include 1,268 registered midwives, 56 registered community nurses, 507 registered general... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Midwives to face new misconduct charges over death of baby boyclaimed there was no case to answer on all charges against them at a disciplina
Midwives to face new misconduct charges over death of baby boy
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
claimed there was no case to answer on all charges against them at a disciplinary hearing in London yesterday. But the Nursing and Midwifery Council ruled the case should continue - though it has rejected the claim that the midwives' actions... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow midwives cleared of contributing to death of newborn babyclaimed there was no case to answer on all charges against them at a disciplina
Barrow midwives cleared of contributing to death of newborn baby
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
claimed there was no case to answer on all charges against them at a disciplinary hearing in London yesterday. But the Nursing and Midwifery Council ruled the case should continue - though it has rejected the claim that the midwives' actions... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Maternity unit failures the fault of trust, not Barrow midwives hearing is toldGeneral Hospital in Barrow. Joshua died from a lung haemorrhage nine days afte
Maternity unit failures the fault of trust, not Barrow midwives hearing is told
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
General Hospital in Barrow. Joshua died from a lung haemorrhage nine days after being born at FGH in October 2008, the Nursing and Midwifery Council has heard. At least 11 babies died needlessly at the maternity unit at the hospital, which was... Read more
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Daily Record
Nurse faces being struck off after allegedly telling co-worker she'd a nice a***sweaty” and commented on her “nice a***” faces being struck off. Derek Gordon,
Nurse faces being struck off after allegedly telling co-worker she'd a nice a***
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
sweaty” and commented on her “nice a***” faces being struck off. Derek Gordon, 51, will face eight charges in front of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in Edinburgh. The married staff nurse is also accused of placing his hands on the same care... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
MoH moves to promote nursing training through e-learningto maintain their midwifery and nursing skills at the highest professional leve
MoH moves to promote nursing training through e-learning
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
to maintain their midwifery and nursing skills at the highest professional level required for licensing with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. He said the Ministry in partnership with MCSP has contracted a local Ghanaian company, Leti... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Nurse ‘shoves’ food from floor into mouth of suicidal mental health patient at Hellesdon Hospitalon the Rollesby Ward, a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care ward at the time of
Nurse ‘shoves’ food from floor into mouth of suicidal mental health patient at Hellesdon Hospital
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
on the Rollesby Ward, a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care ward at the time of the incident on November 21, 2014, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) was told. The patient had been admitted to the ward following an attempt to kill himself... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Nurse ‘shoves’ food from floor into mouth of suicidal mental health patient at Hellesdon Hospitalon the Rollesby Ward, a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care ward at the time of
Nurse ‘shoves’ food from floor into mouth of suicidal mental health patient at Hellesdon Hospital
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
on the Rollesby Ward, a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care ward at the time of the incident on November 21, 2014, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) was told. The patient had been admitted to the ward following an attempt to kill himself... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Food “shoved” into mental health patient as Hellesdon Hospital nurse asked “how do you like it”on the Rollesby Ward, a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care ward at the time of
Food “shoved” into mental health patient as Hellesdon Hospital nurse asked “how do you like it”
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
on the Rollesby Ward, a ten-bed psychiatric intensive care ward at the time of the incident on November 21, 2014, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) was told. The patient had been admitted to the ward following an attempt to kill himself... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
MoH recruits 4,800 nursesNews of Tuesday, 24 May 2016 The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the re
MoH recruits 4,800 nurses
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
News of Tuesday, 24 May 2016 The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the recruitment of 4,799 verified nurses by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the country. The new recruits include 1,268 registered midwives, 56 registered community... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
East Lancashire nurse set to face professional watchdog to answer 13 allegationsdifferent surgeries. Peter Milton Hutchinson, an advanced nurse practitioner f
East Lancashire nurse set to face professional watchdog to answer 13 allegations
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
different surgeries. Peter Milton Hutchinson, an advanced nurse practitioner faces the bulk of the allegations before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in relation to his employment at Slaidburn Country Practice in December 2014. MORE TOP... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Baby boy 'could have been saved' if staff had acted earlier at Barrow hospital – tribunal hearsat Furness General Hospital, in Barrow. Joshua died from a lung haemorrhage ni
Baby boy 'could have been saved' if staff had acted earlier at Barrow hospital – tribunal hears
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
at Furness General Hospital, in Barrow. Joshua died from a lung haemorrhage nine days after being born at FGH, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. The midwives allegedly failed to act on advice given to them by a paediatrician to... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Nurse struck off after injection at Govan nursing homeit was "less upsetting" for the woman to be given her insulin wherever she was
Nurse struck off after injection at Govan nursing home
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
it was "less upsetting" for the woman to be given her insulin wherever she was sitting at the time. However a panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council said Ms Black's behaviour was "unacceptable." It found: "You did not treat Patient A with... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Midwife tells new mum her placenta looks like she smokes FORTY a daysaying her placenta looked 'awful' and that she looked like she was a heavy smo
Midwife tells new mum her placenta looks like she smokes FORTY a day
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
saying her placenta looked 'awful' and that she looked like she was a heavy smoker. Morris was initially suspended by the Nursing and Midwifery Council for six months in January 2013 for a series of blunders while working at Hereford... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Two Furness General midwives accused of 'inadequate care' over baby death - tribunaltell a paediatrician he had a low temperature and did not check up on him prope
Two Furness General midwives accused of 'inadequate care' over baby death - tribunal
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
tell a paediatrician he had a low temperature and did not check up on him properly. Opening the case at a hearing of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in London, Amanda Hamilton said the pair's alleged failures could have contributed to his... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
detailedstorytell a paediatrician he had a low temperature and did not check up on him prope
detailedstory
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
tell a paediatrician he had a low temperature and did not check up on him properly. Opening the case at a hearing of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in London, Amanda Hamilton said the pair's alleged failures could have contributed to his... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Midwives set to face misconduct hearing today over failings in care for baby Joshuaallegations today. Furness General Hospital staff Lindsey Biggs and Holly Park
Midwives set to face misconduct hearing today over failings in care for baby Joshua
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
allegations today. Furness General Hospital staff Lindsey Biggs and Holly Parkinson will travel to the headquarters of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in London for the disciplinary panel hearing. They are accused of failing to provide adequate... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Nurse in trouble as patients dead for 3wksMeadow Care Home in Ripon, North Yorkshire on October 31, 2014. One of the pat
Nurse in trouble as patients dead for 3wks
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
Meadow Care Home in Ripon, North Yorkshire on October 31, 2014. One of the patients had been dead for over a month, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Mubvuta also ignored an immobile patient's calls for help leaving her covered in urine... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Nurse in trouble as patients deadMeadow Care Home in Ripon, North Yorkshire on October 31, 2014. One of the pat
Nurse in trouble as patients dead
New Zimbabwe / Posted 9 days ago
Meadow Care Home in Ripon, North Yorkshire on October 31, 2014. One of the patients had been dead for over a month, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Mubvuta also ignored an immobile patient's calls for help leaving her covered in urine... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Midwives set to face misconduct hearing over failings in care for baby Joshuatomorrow. Furness General Hospital staff Lindsey Biggs and Holly Parkinson wil
Midwives set to face misconduct hearing over failings in care for baby Joshua
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
tomorrow. Furness General Hospital staff Lindsey Biggs and Holly Parkinson will travel to the headquarters of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in London for the disciplinary panel hearing. They are accused of failing to provide adequate... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Care home nurse struck off for declaring resident dead before he actually diedHome after the death in July 2014 and now has a new job in healthcare. Banning
Care home nurse struck off for declaring resident dead before he actually died
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
Home after the death in July 2014 and now has a new job in healthcare. Banning her from ever working as a nurse again, the Nursing and Midwifery Council said: “Miss Marshall’s failings were significant departures from the standards expected of a... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
National nursing chief admits there is 'more to do' to improve process used to clear Barrow midwivesadmitted improvements to her organisation's disciplinary process are needed. J
National nursing chief admits there is 'more to do' to improve process used to clear Barrow midwives
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
admitted improvements to her organisation's disciplinary process are needed. Jackie Smith, the woman at the helm of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, issued the comment yesterday following stark criticism of the way Furness General Hospital... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Care home manager cleared of overseeing 'medieval' use of laxativestake the drugs. One nurse said a patient died on the toilet as staff tried to
Care home manager cleared of overseeing 'medieval' use of laxatives
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
take the drugs. One nurse said a patient died on the toilet as staff tried to get suppositories out of his body. But the Nursing and Midwifery Council cleared Suddock of the allegations after hearing evidence from staff, experts and families of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Kirkup blasts 'deficient' process which cleared 'musketeer' midwives at Barrow hospitalGeneral Hospital midwives Gretta Dixon and Catherine McCullough. The pair went
Kirkup blasts 'deficient' process which cleared 'musketeer' midwives at Barrow hospital
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
General Hospital midwives Gretta Dixon and Catherine McCullough. The pair went on to be deemed fit to practice by the Nursing and Midwifery Council after being accused of failing in the standard of care they gave to Dalton mum Hoa Titcombe –... Read more
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Daily Star
Shameless ex-nurse sacked for perving on sick teen now runs kids' toy shopor young people. Narroway, now running Star Wars specialist shop Hunter’s Toys
Shameless ex-nurse sacked for perving on sick teen now runs kids' toy shop
Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
or young people. Narroway, now running Star Wars specialist shop Hunter’s Toys in Teesside, was brought before the Nursing and Midwifery Council in 2010. He faced allegations about his relationship with a teenage patient at the secure... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Nurse at Shrewsbury skin clinic struck off after ‘putting acid on scars’ « Shropshire StarClinic, Shrewsbury, told the patient he saw her more than his wife and made a s
Nurse at Shrewsbury skin clinic struck off after ‘putting acid on scars’ « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 14 days ago
Clinic, Shrewsbury, told the patient he saw her more than his wife and made a sexual remark about her next appointment. A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) hearing was told Jagger inappropriately used trichloracetic acid (TCA) to treat the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Process used to clear Barrow midwives of misconduct following baby death declared 'deficient'were both deemed fit to continue practicing at Barrow's hospital in March follo
Process used to clear Barrow midwives of misconduct following baby death declared 'deficient'
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
were both deemed fit to continue practicing at Barrow's hospital in March following a formal panel hearing by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The pair had been accused of failing to record and act upon concerns from Dalton mum Hoa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Big Issues At the International Conference of Midwives in Abujaof midwifery in Nigeria at the moment and 3500 midwives are graduated annually,
Five Big Issues At the International Conference of Midwives in Abuja
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of midwifery in Nigeria at the moment and 3500 midwives are graduated annually," Mrs. Alheri Yusuf, Deputy Registrar at the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria said. However, the system is not efficient enough to employ them, despite the... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
"Abusive’ nurse waits to see if she is struck offElm Unit in Treelands Care Home in Oldham. She also said “she stinks, go and b
"Abusive’ nurse waits to see if she is struck off
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Elm Unit in Treelands Care Home in Oldham. She also said “she stinks, go and bath her” in earshot of another resident, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. She was heard threatening residents to have them moved or detained under the Mental... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Married Shropshire nurse suspended for groping woman colleague « Shropshire Staralso sent her series of unwanted Whatsapp messages at all times of the night as
Married Shropshire nurse suspended for groping woman colleague « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 21 days ago
also sent her series of unwanted Whatsapp messages at all times of the night asking her to meet him or go for a drink. The Nursing and Midwifery Council found him guilty of touching her bottom and ruled it was sexually motivated. The management at... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Opportunity to return to hospital workbringing them up to speed with the latest clinical practice, in turn allowing t
Opportunity to return to hospital work
Bury Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
bringing them up to speed with the latest clinical practice, in turn allowing them to regain their registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. “Before I had my children, I worked in a research role for five years, so hadn’t actually... Read more
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Times of Malta
Psyche nurses urge proper regulationdate, our profession is still not properly regulated and standards for our prof
Psyche nurses urge proper regulation
Times of Malta / Posted 23 days ago
date, our profession is still not properly regulated and standards for our profession are not yet embodied in the Maltese Nursing and Midwifery council regulations. “We strongly believe that standards of practice provide practical benchmarks to... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Former care home boss struck off nursing register after death of OAPInverurie in Aberdeenshire, is said to have suffered 54 accidents in four month
Former care home boss struck off nursing register after death of OAP
EveningTimes Online / Posted 27 days ago
Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, is said to have suffered 54 accidents in four months after moving to the home. A panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council found Ms Tavendale had allowed care staff to "inappropriately restrain" her. The NMC also said... Read more
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heraldscotland
Former care home boss struck off nursing register after death of elderly residentA panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council found Ms Tavendale had allowed car
Former care home boss struck off nursing register after death of elderly resident
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
A panel of the Nursing and Midwifery Council found Ms Tavendale had allowed care staff to "inappropriately restrain" her. The NMC also said Ms Tavendale had failed to effectively deal with ulcers on Ms Burr's ankles and feet. Investigators found... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Banbury nurse banned from profession after attempting to murder her motherhas been banned from the profession. Julia Knight, previously of Sycamore Driv
Banbury nurse banned from profession after attempting to murder her mother
Oxford Mail / Posted 29 days ago
has been banned from the profession. Julia Knight, previously of Sycamore Drive, Banbury, has been struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council register for her "callous and calculated" behaviour. She is currently serving a 14-year jail... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nurse who asked patient to flash for him is struck off from the professionbehaviour, the hearing was told. On another occasion he said to an unknown pat
Nurse who asked patient to flash for him is struck off from the profession
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
behaviour, the hearing was told. On another occasion he said to an unknown patient “you can kiss the other cheek”. The Nursing and Midwifery Council Taylor admitted this to the internal investigation stating: “Someone was present in the office... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Weston-Mare midwife struck off after serious and ‘dishonest’ incidentsincidents took place at Southmead Hospital, in Bristol, between March 2010 and
Weston-Mare midwife struck off after serious and ‘dishonest’ incidents
Weston Mercury / Posted 1 months ago
incidents took place at Southmead Hospital, in Bristol, between March 2010 and July 2013, and saw Mr Lock struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) register last week after a disciplinary hearing. The NMC’s conduct and competence... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Musketeer midwives' face being struck off over failings in Baby Joshua casenewborn Joshua Titcombe in October 2008 or compromised his chances of survival.
'Musketeer midwives' face being struck off over failings in Baby Joshua case
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
newborn Joshua Titcombe in October 2008 or compromised his chances of survival. The pair now face being struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council register if the case against them is proven at two separate hearings next month. Ms Biggs will... Read more

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