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A Cardiff adult care home manager has been reprimanded by a Care Council Conduct Committee for lying about a drink-driving conviction. Elizabeth Amy Davies, formerly employed in the Cardiff area, failed uphold professional standards of the Code of Practice for Social Care Workers requiring practitioners to communicate in an open,…
A Neath social worker has been struck off the Register for Social Care Workers by a Care Council for Wales Conduct Committee for failing to carry-out checks on foster carers. Tina Mary Wilcox, formerly employed by Neath Port Talbot County Council, failed to uphold professional standards of the Code of…
Social worker Lorna Crichlow has been suspended from the HCPC Register for failing to manage her caseload effectively whilst working at the London Borough of Islington. A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Lorna Crichlow failed to follow case management directions, carry out visits and reviews,…
A hospital under investigation by police has suspended ten nurses – three of whom have been arrested over tampering with medication and falsifying records. The three nurses who work at Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend have been released on bail and a criminal inquiry is continuing. Abertawe Bro Morgannwg…
A prison nurse from West Yorkshire who had an affair with a convicted rapist at a top security jail has been struck off the register. Karen Cosford had a relationship lasting several months with Brian McBride, who was serving a life sentence at Wakefield Prison, and was jailed in 2012…
A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a resident at a care home that was the subject of an undercover investigation by the BBC's Panorama, police said. The woman, aged in her 40s, was arrested by detectives probing abuse at the Old Deanery Care Home in Braintree, Essex…
Eight care workers at an Essex care home have been suspended after secret cameras filmed alleged poor care of residents. Anglia Retirement Homes said it had launched an independent inquiry into the allegations after the BBC says it filmed staff mocking residents and ignoring their calls for help. One care…
The director of care at a children's hospice has been cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager. Jayne Saunders, of Ty Hafan at Sully, in the Vale of Glamorgan, had denied the four allegations against her. One of the allegations against Jayne Saunders was…
The director of care at Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice in Sully, South Wales, has denied allegations of misconduct relating to a teenage girl suffering from leukaemia. Jayne Saunders has appeared before a Nursing and Midwifery Council to defend herself against allegations of professional misconduct. It is alleged that she failed…
A Pembrokeshire social worker has been reprimanded by a Care Council Wales Conduct Committee for inappropriate behaviour and having personal relationships with colleagues. Tudor Walters, formerly employed by Pembrokeshire County Council, admitted misconduct by behaving inappropriately when giving a disciplinary warning, and concealing his personal relationship with two colleagues. During…
A mental health nurse defrauded a healthcare recruitment company out of more than £7,000 by making false claims about the number of hours he had worked. Ian McPhee carried out the deception over a five-month period before he was eventually caught, a court heard. McPhee, 51, was given a suspended…
A child care worker has been struck off after he played a cruel practical joke on a vulnerable youngster. Martin Ross Phillips told the boy he was moving home, got him to pack up his belongings, and drove him away in a car. But the “joke” was judged by social…
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