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A former care worker from north London has been charged with sexually abusing boys more than 30 years ago. Leslie Paul, 63, was charged under Operation Trinity - Scotland Yard's investigation into alleged abuse at children's homes in Lambeth, south London. Paul, of Islington, is accused of 11 counts of…
Practitioner psychologist Monir Ahmed has been struck off the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register on grounds of misconduct, after engaging in inappropriate and sexually motivated behaviour towards two service users while employed by the Guernsey Health and Social Services Department. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence…
A Glasgow care home worker who stole more than £32,000 from a vulnerable resident has been jailed for 16 months at Glasgow Sheriff Court. Janice McCue, 59, worked at Allarton care home in Partick when she used the victim's bank card to make cash withdrawals between 2010 and 2013. McCue…
Social worker Jeffrey Watmough has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for a period of 12 months for failings in respect of a high risk vulnerable service user whilst employed by Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. A panel of the HCPC Conduct…
Social worker Jaswir Nagra has been suspended from the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register for dishonesty, misconduct and a lack of competence while working for Tower Hamlets Council. The HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee panel heard that Ms Nagra had demonstrated a lack of awareness of safeguarding issues,…
A senior member of staff at Scotland’s national deaf school has been suspended as police explore allegations of misconduct. The specific details of the allegations at Donaldson’s School in Linlithgow have not been revealed, but police are believed to be assessing a number of concerns before deciding whether to launch…
A Moray social worker who worked with young people affected by autism has been struck off after turning up for work drunk. A Scottish Social Services (SSSC) conduct committee heard Emma Sim turned up for work at the Waulkmill Project in Elgin under the influence of alcohol on September 6…
A care worker has been jailed for six months after he was caught on a secret camera striking a disabled teenager twice on the back of the head. The parents of Zak Rowlands, 19, noticed he had started flinching when they approached so decided to place a covert camera in…
Social worker Lloyd Poutler has been struck off the HCPC Register after ignoring procedure and failing to act appropriately on Child Protection issues whilst employed as a social worker in the Emergency Duty Team by Telford and Wrekin Council. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that…
Social worker Gloria Foster has been struck off the HCPC Register for repeated failings amounting to misconduct whilst employed by Essex County Council. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Mrs Foster’s failure to take appropriate action, as well as delays in carrying out and recording…
The trial of a senior social worker accused of sex attacks on vulnerable boys has been thrown out of Newcastle Crown Court. Brian Tansey stood accused of five counts of abuse at Washington Hall Residential School on Wearside and targeting others during a trip with a different school. The case…
Two senior Gwent care home nurses have been struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) after they were found guilty of “shocking failures” in the standard of care they were providing patients. Manager of Grosvenor Nursing Home in Abertillery, Susan Reynolds, and deputy manager Heather Hayward, were found…
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