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2015/05/21 13:49
2015/05/21 13:49
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A FORMER midwife at a scandal-hit South Cumbria hospital has been struck off following a misconduct hearing. The tribunal heard the actions of Marie Teresa Ratcliffe, who worked in the maternity unit...
2015/05/21 13:49
2015/05/21 13:49
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2015/05/19 23:51
2015/05/19 23:51
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Checks on foreign nurses essential for patient safety says Stephen Pollard THE story of Victorino Chua, convicted on Monday of murdering and poisoning patients at Stepping Hill hospital, is enough to...
2015/05/19 15:37
2015/05/19 15:37
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Isle of Wight NHS has offered assurances over foriegn nurses in the wake of the Victorino Chua trial. Picture by Robin Crossley. ASSURANCES about the qualifications of foreign nurses working on the...
2015/05/19 06:08
2015/05/19 06:08
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A nurse who put a foetus in a Ninewells Hospital fridge instead of taking it to the mortuary has been struck off by healthcare bosses. Grace MacKenzie was found guilty of a lack of competence by the...
2015/05/18 20:17
2015/05/18 20:17
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Police had first suspected innocent medic Rebecca Leighton, 31, who they believed had an axe to grind after being passed over for promotion. Her fingerprints were also found on a suspect saline...
2015/05/18 12:17
2015/05/18 12:17
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A nurse has been disqualified for nine months after taking a cannabis-laced chocolate bar into a cancer unit at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Alison Murphy also fell asleep on a night shift and...
2015/05/18 11:19
2015/05/18 11:19
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Detectives investigating Victorino Chua found THREE different versions of his medical school record when they visited his home country of the Philippines. And when they unearthed a certificate...
2015/05/18 10:13
2015/05/18 10:13
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Last updated at 10:06, Monday, 18 May 2015 A RULING is due today on a midwife accused of a catalogue of failures which contributed to the deaths of two babies at Furness General Hospital in...
2015/05/16 05:51
2015/05/16 05:51
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Now nurses could be SACKED for posting lewd photos online, officials warn NURSES could be sacked if they share lewd photos on social media, officials have warned. Nurses could be fired for...
2015/05/15 17:12
2015/05/15 17:12
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Christopher Anstey, from Partick in Glasgow, was arrested at the Southern General Hospital on November 21 2013 and suspended by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde two days later. The 39-year-old who...
2015/05/15 05:08
2015/05/15 05:08
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A MUM died after care home staff failed to give her first aid when she stopped breathing. Care watchdogs have upheld a host of complaints from Christina Watson’s daughter about her mother’s lack of...
2015/05/14 13:13
2015/05/14 13:13
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Last updated at 14:12, Thursday, 14 May 2015 A JUDGEMENT on a midwife accused of misconduct which contributed to the deaths of two babies at Furness General Hospital has been postponed until next...
2015/05/14 07:51
2015/05/14 07:51
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Karen Murphy also changed and issued prescriptions without consulting a doctor and failed to refer a cancer patient to a GP. Murphy, a practice nurse at Wem and Prees Medical Practice, has been taken...
2015/05/13 14:47
2015/05/13 14:47
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A nurse has been stuck off after emailing a sexually explicit version of Queen's We Will Rock You to his colleagues. Andrew Bidwell abused his company's internal messaging to send his smutty version...
2015/05/11 18:08
2015/05/11 18:08
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A NURSE who had a cannibal fantasy about beheading and eating a teenage girl has been struck off. Dale Bolinger was kicked out of his profession nine months after being handed a nine year jail...
2015/05/11 16:13
2015/05/11 16:13
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Published at 15:27, Monday, 11 May 2015 A MIDWIFE who made a catalogue of blunders that contributed to the deaths of two new born babies at Furness General Hospital faces an anxious wait, after a...
2015/05/11 11:51
2015/05/11 11:51
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Camden and Islington nurse who gave suicidal prisoner razor blades escapes suspension The former C&I nurse's actions led to an inmate slashing his wrists with razor blades. Picture: Nigel Sutton A...
2015/05/11 08:24
2015/05/11 08:24
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Naomi Fletcher began spying on her colleagues’ blood records at Russells Hall Hospital when she heard a rumour that one of them was carrying a baby. The midwife gave herself away when she told a...
2015/05/10 04:16
2015/05/10 04:16
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A Merseyside nurse who manhandled a dead care home resident and joked that “they’ll only break his neck at the funeral home” has been booted out of the profession. Colin O’Donnell was struck off the...
2015/05/08 12:13
2015/05/08 12:13
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Last updated at 12:21, Friday, 08 May 2015 A “DISMISSIVE” midwife had at least three opportunities to fetch doctors to a difficult birth which could have saved a baby’s life, a tribunal...
2015/05/21 13:49
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