‘Angel of Death’ Colin Norris could be cleared of insulin murders – The Guardian

Posted October 5th, 2011 in evidence, miscarriage of justice, murder, news, nurses by sally

“Fresh medical evidence in the case of the nurse called the ‘Angel of Death’ and jailed for life for the murders of four patients in a Leeds hospital eight years ago is to be passed to the Criminal Cases Review Commission. The case has similarities to that of Rebecca Leighton, the nurse arrested on suspicion of murdering patients in a Stockport hospital and released without charge last month.”

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The Guardian, 4th October 2011

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Nurse held over hospital deaths is cleared to work despite drug theft – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 15th, 2011 in criminal damage, disciplinary procedures, medicines, news, nurses, theft by tracey

“A nurse who was accused of tampering with saline at a hospital can return to work despite admitting stealing opiate-based drugs, a regulatory body ruled yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2011

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Police face damages over arrest of nurse accused of poisoning patients – Daily Telegraph

“A hospital poisoner who attacked patients may have had more than 40 victims, police fear.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd September 2011

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Catholic nurses use Equality Act to protect their pro-life beliefs – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 15th, 2011 in abortion, news, nurses, religious discrimination by sally

“Two Roman Catholic nurses have won the right not to work in an abortion clinic after they accused the NHS of breaching equality laws.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th August 2011

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Gwynedd nurse Alan Roberts cleared of assault on appeal – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2011 in assault, elderly, news, nurses by tracey

“A senior nurse convicted of assaulting an 88-year-old patient in hospital has been cleared on appeal.”

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BBC News, 30th June 2011

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

Posted January 31st, 2011 in child neglect, criminal records, news, nurses, vetting by sally

“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

Posted October 1st, 2010 in murder, news, nurses, sentencing by sally

“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

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

Posted September 8th, 2010 in duty of care, hospitals, inquests, news, nurses by sally

“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

Posted June 9th, 2010 in child abuse, judicial review, news, nurses by sally

“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

Posted May 21st, 2010 in news, nurses, obtaining property by deception, rape, sexual offences by sally

“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

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Nurse fights murder conviction – The Independent

Posted March 1st, 2010 in Criminal Cases Review Commission, murder, news, nurses by sally

“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

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Cumbrian nursing boss wins race slur compensation – BBC News

Posted January 20th, 2010 in news, nurses, race discrimination, unfair dismissal by sally

“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

Posted November 5th, 2009 in appeals, murder, news, nurses by sally

“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

Posted October 13th, 2009 in news, nurses, whistleblowers by sally

“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

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Jail for nurse who filmed sex attack – The Independent

Posted June 5th, 2009 in abuse of position of trust, news, nurses, sexual offences by sally

“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

Posted April 20th, 2009 in news, nurses, professional conduct by sally

“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

Posted March 9th, 2009 in homicide, medical records, mental health, news, nurses by sally

“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

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Husband killer fights nursing ban – BBC News

Posted January 23rd, 2009 in domestic violence, homicide, news, nurses by sally

“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

Posted December 17th, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, nurses by sally

“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

Posted November 28th, 2008 in hospitals, news, nurses, whistleblowers by sally

“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

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