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Nursing director charged with stealing $16k from resident

Nursing director charged with stealing $16k from resident | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
A former director of nursing from Tewksbury has been charged with stealing more than $16,000 from a 75-year-old resident.
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Morecambe Bay Inquiry Action - Home

Morecambe Bay Inquiry Action - Home | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
Morecambe Bay Inquiry Action (MBIA) is a small group of relatives, patients and community members who are campaigning for a full public inquiry into the serious systemic failures at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust.
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Informative site dedicated to what is likely to be 'Mid Satffordshire 2'.  This may perhaps be worse if a deliberate, corrupt, cover up is proven.

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CQC report: watchdog heads who presided over scandal - profiles - Telegraph

CQC report: watchdog heads who presided over scandal - profiles - Telegraph | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
A number of Care Quality Commission chiefs have resigned over the past few years amid scandals.
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Charlie Cullen, Angel of Death: 'The Good Nurse' | PopMatters

Charlie Cullen, Angel of Death: 'The Good Nurse' | PopMatters | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it

Charlie Cullen, Angel of Death: 'The Good Nurse'. By Dan Barrett 9 May 2013. Few genres are more fascinating than true-crime books. My favorite examples of this type of book are the bizarre and gripping works of Janet Malcolm.


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Have this one ordered on Kindle.  Out in Australia in July.

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NHS watchdog to give more power to patients - Telegraph.co.uk

NHS watchdog to give more power to patients - Telegraph.co.uk | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
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NHS watchdog to give more power to patients
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Monitoring real-time complaints and concerns from staff and patients will allow inspectors to act sooner to prevent scandals of abuse and neglect, the CQC believes.
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Nurse struck off for aggression

Nurse struck off for aggression | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
A nurse is struck off for aggressive behaviour and making inappropriate comments to patients while working at a hospital and care home in Aberystwyth.
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Nurse allegedly stole drugs, sold them out of home

Nurse allegedly stole drugs, sold them out of home | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
Volusia County deputies said they believe a nurse was using her position to steal drugs and then sell them out of her Orange City home.
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Gives the phrase 'The DON' a whole new meaning.

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The rotten side of the NHS

The rotten side of the NHS | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
The latest scandal engulfing the health service once again illustrates the way poor practice can be swept under the carpet.
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Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes and Total Turmoil

Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes and Total Turmoil | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
Nurse bullying: We know it exists, so how do we address it, how do we manage it, and how do we resolve it? (RT @STTI: Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes, and Total Turmoil.
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Brazilian nurse could be world's worst serial killer - Politics Balla

Brazilian nurse could be world's worst serial killer - Politics Balla | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it

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A Brazilian nurse charged with the murder of seven patients is now being investigated over 300 other cases in what could prove one of the world's worst serial killings. Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of cutting the oxygen to ...

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She went in to have her appendix out, instead they removed an ovary... but that was just the start: A mother who died in agony and the most shocking story of medical blunders you'll ever read

She went in to have her appendix out, instead they removed an ovary... but that was just the start: A mother who died in agony and the most shocking story of medical blunders you'll ever read | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
Last week, Maria De Jesus’s husband, Adelino, listened to the harrowing details of his wife’s last weeks at her inquest in East London. He remains shell-shocked.
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I wonder how the "action plan" to 'ensure that this never happens again blah, blah, blah...'  will be different from all of the 'Safety & Quality' policies and people that were in place at the time?

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Nurse gets 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting incapacitated Medford patient

Nurse gets 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting incapacitated Medford patient | 'They Walk Among Us' - The dark side of Nursing and health care | Scoop.it
A former nurse who was caught on video sexually assaulting his incapacitated patient as the man lay unable to speak or move in his Medford home was sentenced to 18 years in state prison Friday.
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