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2014/10/25 17:54
2014/10/25 17:54
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Last updated at 17:59, Saturday, 25 October 2014 A nurse who abused her position to get prescriptions for herself and relatives says she’s sorry for what she’s done. Maureen Goldwater got drugs for...
2014/10/25 17:54
2014/10/25 17:54
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2014/10/24 13:53
2014/10/24 13:53
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A BIRMINGHAM nurse who locked fellow medics in a room as they restrained a violent patient has been suspended for nine months. Patricia Comyns left her colleagues at Brooklands Hospital, in Marston...
2014/10/23 09:54
2014/10/23 09:54
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Last updated at 09:57, Thursday, 23 October 2014 A matron accused of using her authority to obtain prescriptions for herself and her family is facing a misconduct hearing. Maureen Goldwater faces...
2014/10/22 14:20
2014/10/22 14:20
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A nurse who left an epileptic pensioner unconscious for six hours failed in her duties, a professional conduct and competence committee has ruled. She also admitted failing to carry out and record...
2014/10/22 10:11
2014/10/22 10:11
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A nurse mixed alcohol with orange juice to get through a five-hour shift at a Patricia Moorhouse was suspended from her profession for six months after a tribunal concluded she put patients at Arrowe...
2014/10/21 17:26
2014/10/21 17:26
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A nurse is due to appear before a disciplinary panel after he was accused of holding a pillow over a resident’s face for 30 seconds. Vincent Mukasa wasworking as a staff nurse at Tall Trees Nursing...
2014/10/17 19:20
2014/10/17 19:20
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There were long-standing issues regarding wound care and care plan implementation at a nursing home which was part of a major police inquiry, a professional hearing was told. Alison Price, a former...
2014/10/17 08:58
2014/10/17 08:58
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A NURSE yelled ‘don’t nip my boobs’ when an elderly dementia patient pawed at her breasts, a tribunal heard. Joanne Edmundson, a nurse on the critical care ward at Royal Blackburn Hospital, also lost...
2014/10/16 19:47
2014/10/16 19:47
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A nurse joked about throwing a severely ill baby suffering from cerebral palsy out of the window, a hearing was told. Louise Hull admitted losing her temper with the tot when it repeatedly pulled its...
2014/10/16 18:20
2014/10/16 18:20
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A care home employee at a nursing home which was part of a major police inquiry was observed changing the catheter bag of a patient with MRSA without wearing protecting clothing or washing her hands...
2014/10/15 20:47
2014/10/15 20:47
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A nurse has been suspended after eating a patient's fish and chip supper - and DRINKING their curry sauce straight for them pot. A Nursing and Midwifery Council heard how nurse Lesley Ann Collins...
2014/10/13 09:58
2014/10/13 09:58
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A NURSE who used Facebook to tell a colleague he was fantasising about her in 'small panties and bras' was struck off. Andrew Curson posted other comments such as: “I'm sure you'll be good to look...
2014/10/12 05:20
2014/10/12 05:20
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The victim of a pervert ex-police officer convicted of sexual assault has spoken of her terror to reveal: “I thought I was going to be raped.” Roger Gardner was found guilty at Cardiff Crown Court of...
2014/10/10 08:33
2014/10/10 08:33
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A NURSE has been struck off after blowing on a baby's face having recently been ill with a throat infection. The shocking incident was one of several charges against Mrs Claire-Louise Orton - then a...
2014/10/09 21:20
2014/10/09 21:20
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The care given to a resident of a nursing home, which was part of a major police inquiry, was so poor that it led to the development of an advanced pressure ulcer, a professional hearing has heard. A...
2014/10/09 21:04
2014/10/09 21:04
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A ZIMBABWEAN nurse who faked her way to a diploma and a professional register in the UK has been banned from practising. Sibusiso Nyoni duped Coventry University officials into giving her a place on...
2014/10/08 06:12
2014/10/08 06:12
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Aileen Biggar is facing 17 separate charges stemming from when she was employed as a staff nurse at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley. In one incident she is alleged to have failed to have...
2014/10/05 15:58
2014/10/05 15:58
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A SENIOR nurse has been accused of recording video footage of a colleague’s breasts while filming a role play scenario. Andrew Martin Curson, who worked for Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, is...
2014/10/04 11:48
2014/10/04 11:48
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Rare bike stolen in burglary A distinctive bike has been stolen in a burglary in Sunderland. It happened overnight between 11.55pm on Tuesday, September 16 and 6.45am on Wednesday, September 17....
2014/10/01 20:53
2014/10/01 20:53
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Meriden MP Caroline Spelman has demanded a public inquiry into a Birmingham surgeon who is being investigated over claims he carried out unnecessary and inappropriate breast operations. Conservative...
2014/10/25 17:54
2014/10/25 17:54
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