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A nurse who survived Ebola has been cleared of misconduct over her return to the UK with the virus, saying she would never have knowingly put anyone in danger. Pauline Cafferkey was accused of allowing an incorrect temperature to be recorded in a "chaotic" screening centre in Heathrow on her…
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey is facing a disciplinary hearing linked to her return to the UK with the virus. The case of the Scottish medical worker, who was infected with the virus while working in Sierra Leone in December 2014, will be heard at a fitness to practise hearing in…
From 1 November 2016 the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) will change the way they regulate social service workers from a misconduct model of regulation to a fitness to practise model. The key change is under the new model the focus will be on whether or not a worker’s fitness…
A child welfare expert accused of falsely claiming to be a doctor is facing a four-day disciplinary hearing at the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) in Dundee. Susan Stewart, 46, who ran Scotland's Child and Family Assessment Centre, is accused of falsely claiming to have a PhD in psychology from…
Social worker Bernard Waring has been struck off the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Register on grounds of a conviction whilst employed by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust). A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Mr Waring was referred by the Trust…
Three nurses who faked blood sugar readings of their patients have been struck off the nursing register for good. Rebecca Jones, 31, Lauro Bertulano, 46, and 42-year-old Natalie Jones were all caught falsifying medical notes while working at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, south Wales. A court was…
Three nurses caught faking blood sugar readings of vulnerable patients face being struck off the nursing register for good. Rebecca Jones, 31, and Lauro Bertulano, 46, were both jailed last year after admitting falsifying medical notes while working at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, south Wales. Natalie Jones,…
A nursery nurse has been struck off for calling a toddler a "terrorist" and a "bomber". Nikki Alexander lost her job at Busy Bees nursery in Edinburgh for a catalogue of racist and physical abuse, and swearing at children all under the age of two. The Scottish Social Services Council…
A care home assistant who stole thousands of pounds from an elderly resident in her charge has avoided jail. Angela McIntyre was handed a 12-month prison term, suspended for two years, when she was found guilty of obtaining money by fraud, Met Police said. The 55-year-old, of Elephant and Castle…
Chancellor George Osborne's shamed psychiatrist brother showed "a blatant disregard for the fundamental tenets of the medical profession" in having a two-year sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient. Dr Adam Osborne was struck off from the medical register after the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) ruled that his fitness to…
The psychiatrist brother of Chancellor George Osborne is back before the General Medical Council after he admitted having sex with a vulnerable patient who had been under his care, a disciplinary panel has heard. Dr Adam Osborne, who is currently suspended by the General Medical Council (GMC), admitted that he…
Two local authorities have been duped into employing a social worker who, unknown to the other, was working nearly 60 hours a week. Social worker Tolulase Roche began working for Luton Borough Council on 10 May 2010 as a Service Manager but in 2013 her data appeared on a National…
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