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Physiotherapist Mark G Jones has been struck off the HCPC Register for performing a sexual act on a patient whilst working for Powys Health Board based at Ystradgynlais Community Hospital. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard how Mark G Jones massaged Patient A to sexual climax…
Social worker Sarah Madelynne Farrell has been suspended from the HCPC Register for forming an inappropriate relationship with a service user whilst working at Manchester City Council. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Sarah Madelynne Farrell developed a personal relationship with the father of Child…
A childcare manager has been struck-off after sending a six-year-old home alone because of not being on the register for that day's after-school club. Sarah Stewart, of Angus, Tayside, has now been removed from the register by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) which said she “failed to act with…
A hospital worker who lost his job after reports he posed for pictures wearing a patient's underwear will not face criminal charges. James John Turner, a 21-year-old nursing auxiliary in a geriatric ward at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, had his employment terminated by NHS Grampian following a complaint. Police Scotland looked…
A hospital worker has lost his job after allegedly posing for pictures wearing a patient's underwear. James John Turner was suspended by NHS Grampian while the health board investigated the incident in a geriatric ward at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. The 21-year-old nursing auxiliary has now had his employment terminated and…
Three hospital nurses have been charged with wilful neglect following a police investigation into alleged record-keeping anomalies. South Wales Police confirmed Lauro Bertulano, 44, Clare Cahill, 41 and Rebecca Jones, 29, have been charged on suspicion of falsifying patients' notes at the Princess of Wales Hospital, contrary to Section 44…
In its first report on the work of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the Commons Health Committee has backed the HCPC’s proposals for a 'negative register' of care workers. The Committee said it favoured this approach to regulation rather than the idea of a voluntary register, which has…
A social care co-ordinator who stole more than £1,200 from several adult day service residents has been struck off. Robert Smith was a service co-ordinator at the unnamed service in Elgin between July 2010 and July 2013. Smith was also found guilty of using building material from the day service…
Social worker Mudassar Khan has been struck off the HCPC Register following a conviction at Winchester Court for sixteen counts of distributing indecent photographs of children and possession of indecent photographs of children. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard Mudassar Khan is believed to have been…
The manager of a West Wales care home where an elderly resident’s disappearance triggered a police hunt has been given a nine-month work ban. Dianna Hill, 63, former manager at Williamston Nursing Home, Milford Haven, was handed a suspension order by a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) professional panel. The…
An Orkney man has been removed from the Scottish Social Services Register following allegations of misconduct spanning a six-year period. According to the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), the removal of Bryan Magnus Park was 'both necessary and justified in the public interest.'In the notice of decision, the SSSC outlined…
Adult care home manager, Susan Anne Warren, has been struck off the Register for Social Care Workers for stealing confidential documents from her employer. The Conduct Committee heard that, Ms Warren, formerly employed by Forest Gate Health Care Ltd, stole documents after concerns were raised about her conduct as a…
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