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Thousands could sue Government over unlawful ‘child protection’ sackings – Daily Telegraph

“Nurses who were banned from working under a controversial vetting scheme are to launch a major test case against the Government in the European Court.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th January 2011

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Nurse jailed for murdering elderly parents – Daily Telegraph

“A nurse found guilty of using ‘extreme violence’ to murder her elderly parents was jailed for life today with a minimum term of 18 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

‘Failings’ over diabetic who died at Stafford Hospital – BBC News

“A systemic failure to provide adequate nursing facilities and staffing contributed to the death of a diabetic, an inquest jury has ruled.”

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BBC News, 7th September 2010

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Royal College of Nursing takes legal action against Government’s anti-paedophile database – Daily Telegraph

“Nursing leaders are taking legal action against the Government’s controversial anti-paedophile database in another blow to the troubled scheme.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th June 2010

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Rape conviction for sex offender struck off nursing register – The Guardian

“A sex attacker who was struck off the nursing register 14 years ago was today found guilty of rape and sexual assaults on patients in London.”

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The Guardian, 20th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Nurse fights murder conviction – The Independent

“A nurse jailed for 30 years for murdering two patients and seriously harming 15 others was convicted of crimes that never took place, new evidence suggests. Benjamin Geen, 29, was found guilty in 2006 of injecting patients with drugs that stopped their breathing in order to satisfy a ‘lust for excitement’ when reviving them. Two men, David Onley, 75, and Anthony Bateman, 66, died.”

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The Independent, 28th February 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Cumbrian nursing boss wins race slur compensation – BBC News

“A nursing boss who was told in an NHS appraisal she was the ‘wrong colour and wrong culture’ for Cumbria has been awarded £115,000 compensation.”

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BBC news, 19th January 2010

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Killer nurse loses bid to appeal – BBC News

“A hospital nurse who was found guilty of murdering two of his patients by injecting them with drugs has lost a bid to appeal against his conviction.”

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BBC News, 5th November 2009

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High Court reinstates nurse who exposed neglect – The Independent

“A nurse who was struck off the register for blowing the whistle on unacceptably low standards of care for elderly patients has won her fight for re-instatement.”

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The Independent, 13th October 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Jail for nurse who filmed sex attack – The Independent

“A nurse who bragged about filming himself sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in her hospital bed was jailed today for two years.”

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The Independent, 5th June 2009

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Nurse may fight ‘film’ misconduct – BBC News

“A nurse who was struck off for misconduct after secretly filming patients being neglected is considering appealing against the decision.”

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BBC News, 17th April 2009

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Care failings blamed for stabbing spree – The Guardian

“An independent inquiry into the treatment of a man with paranoid schizophrenia who randomly stabbed six people, killing one, has condemned the care he had before the attacks and found that a nurse had altered notes relating to his case.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Husband killer fights nursing ban – BBC News

“A 61-year-old woman from Kent who admitted killing her estranged husband with an axe is fighting a decision to strike her off the nurses’ register.”

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BBC News, 23rd January 2009

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Killer nurse to appeal conviction – BBC News

“A hospital nurse who was found guilty of murdering two of his patients is to appeal against his conviction.”

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BBC News, 17th December 2008

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‘Undercover’ NHS as tribunal throws out allegations against nurse who filmed ward – Daily Telegraph

“Doctors and nurses have effectively been told they can film undercover in the NHS, after an industrial tribunal threw out allegations against a nurse who exposed neglect on a ward.”

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Daily Telegraph, 28th November 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Porn surf nurse struck off – The Independent

“A nurse on an old people’s ward who used a hospital computer to look at sexually explicit images of an elderly woman was struck off today.”

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The Independent, 7th November 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Nurse who put knickers up for sale on eBay faces disciplinary panel – Daily Telegraph

“A nurse who put her knickers up for sale on the online auction site eBay has appeared before a disciplinary panel.”

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Daily Telegraph, 28th October 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Eating disorder manager escapes charges over sex with patients – Daily Telegraph

“The manager of an eating disorder clinic who abused more than 100 patients over twenty years has escaped charges after prosecutors decided a conviction was unlikely.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th July 2008

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Murder nurse in conviction appeal – BBC News

“A nurse jailed for murdering elderly patients in his care by injecting them with insulin has launched a bid to appeal against his conviction.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Nurses sentenced over fit death – BBC News

“Two nurses who failed to help a woman during a fit lasting over two hours have received suspended jail terms.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Bullying and racism claims at nursing council – The Guardian

“The government set up an independent inquiry yesterday into allegations of bullying and racism at the regulatory body that upholds professional standards among Britain’s 700,000 nurses and midwives.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Call for inquiry as killer nurse Norris is jailed – Daily Telegraph

“The son of an elderly woman murdered by Colin Norris called for an independent inquiry after the male nurse was jailed for a minimum of 30 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th March 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Nurse convicted of killing four patients – The Guardian

“A nurse was today convicted of murdering four elderly patients with lethal doses of the diabetes drug insulin.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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