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November 19, 2013

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NICHOLSON:DISHONEST NURSE FAILED TO GIVE DEMENTIA PATIENT HER INSULIN

YORK, HULL A bungling nurse who failed to give a dementia patient her insulin then recorded that he had done so has been thrown out of the profession. Matthew Nicholson incorrectly signed the elderly woman's drug card to indicate that he had injected her with insulin at Bootham Park Hospital in York. After making the error Nicholson then failed to tell a doctor that the woman, known only as Patient A, had not been given her daily dosage. While under investigation Nicholson deliberately failed to tell his new employers in Hull that he was subject to disciplinary proceedings, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard.

  November 18, 2013

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ADEBOWALE:LEE RIGBY MURDER TRIAL DELAYED

GREENWICH, WOOLWICH, SOUTHEAST LONDON; ROCHDALE, LANCS; ROMFORD, ESSEX The trial of two Muslim men accused of hacking solider Lee Rigby to death in the street has been delayed until Thursday. Michael Adebowale, 22, and Michael Adebolajo, 28, are charged with the murder of the 25-year-old soldier from 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment. Father-of-one Mr Rigby, from Middleton, Rochdale, Lancs, died from multiple wounds after being attacked shortly after 2pm on May 22 as he made his way back to Woolwich barracks, southeast London. Both men appeared in the dock of the Old Bailey for the first day of their trial.

 



 
November 18, 2013

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MIRGA: SCHOOLGIRL ABUSED IN HER GARDEN BY PETERBOROUGH SEX RING WHILE HER PARENTS WATCHED TV IN THE HOUSE

PETERBOROUGH A schoolgirl was sexually assaulted in her garden by a member of a Peterborough sex ring while her parents were inside watching TV, the Old Bailey heard. The girl, who was 13 at the time, said her attacker would summon her outside by whistling, shouting or throwing stones at her bedroom window during the night. She said the teenager forced her to give him oral sex around three or four times a week. 'I went downstairs and he forced me to give him a blow job,' she said.

  November 18, 2013

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WRIGHT:BUPA CARE HOME BOSS 'TOO BUSY' TO RECORD NINE RESIDENT DEATHS

BRANDON, SUFFOLK A BUPA care home manager was 'too busy' to record the deaths of nine residents because of staff shortages, a hearing was told today (mon). Jacqueline Wright also failed to record 20 serious incidents at the on the company's e-incident system, effectively hiding them from BUPA's quality control team, it was said. There were also serious staffing problems at the home due to its remote location, meaning Wright was occupied with clinical work , the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. The Brandon Park Residential and Nursing Home in Brandon, Suffolk, was eventually subject to an inspection by Suffolk County Council during Wright's management.

  November 18, 2013

OUTIREN: MAN CHARGED WITH TERROR OFFENCES REFUSES TO APPEAR IN COURT

NEWQUAY, CORNWALL A French-Algerian man charged with three terrorist offences refused to appear in court via videolink today (mon). Lyes Outiren, 43, is accused of owning and transmitting terrorist propaganda from his home in the surf resort of Newquay, Cornwall. He was due to appear at the Old Bailey for a preliminary hearing this morning via videolink but refused because he wanted to come to the court in person. Barry Gregory, defending, said: 'He said he didn't wish to be here by videolink and would wish to come to court himself.'

 
November 18, 2013

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ADAMS: MIDWIFE INDUCED LABOUR WITH A SPOON

DENMARK HILL, SOUTH LONDON A midwife used a plastic spoon to induce a pregnant woman to go into labour minutes after a colleague prevented her using a needle, a misconduct hearing was told today (Mon). Patience Adams allegedly decided to use the plastic cutlery to speed up the birth even though there were no complications with the labour. Adams also failed to get the patient's consent for the unorthodox procedure at King's College Hospital NHS Trust, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Charlotte Eadie, for the NMC, said the woman, known only as patient A, was a Mandarin speaker with little English.

  November 18, 2013

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MACSHANE: LABOUR MP ADMITS FIDDLING EXPENSES

KENSINGTON A former Labour minister faces Christmas behind bars after he admitted fleecing taxpayers out of almost £13,000 by fiddling Parliamentary expenses today (mon). Denis MacShane, 65, pocketed £12,900 for research and translation services that he did not actually use between 2005 and 2008. The ex-Blairite MP submitted 19 bogus invoices in a three-year scam. Wearing a grey suit, white shirt and blue and white striped tie, MacShane appeared at the Old Bailey today when he spoke only to confirm his name and plead guilty to a single count of false accounting.

  November 18, 2013

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SILVA LOPES: MENTALLY ILL MAN ADMITS BATTERING HIS RUSSIAN GIRLFRIEND TO DEATH

STREATHAM, SOUTHWEST LONDON A mentally ill man admitted battering his Russian girlfriend to death when he appeared at the Old Bailey today (MON). Felipe Silva Lopes, 28, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 23 year-old Anastasia Voykina on the grounds of diminished responsibility. Miss Voykina was found dead at a maisonette in James Boswell Close in Streatham, southwest London, at 2am on 7 January this year. She had last made contact with her family on 30 December 2012.

 
November 18, 2013

JUDGE TO SUMMON OFFICIAL TO COURT OVER TERRORISTS' SECRET TRIAL

WHITECHAPEL, EAST LONDON A top judge today (mon) summoned an official to court to explain why the case of two terror suspects needs to be held in secret. The two men, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were arrested on October 13 after police marksmen used special ammunition to stop a car in east London. It is claimed they both had details on how to make explosives and detonators saved on SD cards hidden in their phones. Detectives claim that their alleged conspirators could be tipped off if details of their actions are made public and there are ‘strong operational reasons’ for parts of the trial to be held in secret.

  November 18, 2013

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THOMPSON:MUM WENT OUT CURTAIN SHOPPING AFTER BABY FRACTURED SKULL

HACKNEY, EAST LONDON; POTTERS BAR, HERTS A mum who went out curtain shopping after her six month old daughter fractured her skull was told she will be handed a community order to help her with her 'parenting skills'. Nicky Thompson, 21, and partner Beau Degeorge, 31, noticed swelling on the right side of the tot's head but did not take her for treatment for two days. Degeorge could not be bothered to take the baby to the hospital when the injuries were first discovered on 30 September 2011 because he would have had to tale two buses to get there. He told police he lied to Thompson about taking the girl to a walk-in centre to 'avoid an argument', Snaresbrook Crown Court had heard.

  November 18, 2013

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DENNEHY:FEMALE SERIAL KILLER CONFESSES TO MURDERING THREE MEN

NEWBOROUGH, PETERBOROUGH, CAMBS A female serial killer dramatically confessed to murdering three men and dumping their bodies in ditches at the Old Bailey today (MON). Joanna Dennehy, 31, pleaded guilty to the murders of property developer Kevin Lee, 48, Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, and John Chapman, 56. Mr Lee's body was discovered dumped in a ditch in Newborough, Cambridgeshire, on March 30, and her other two alleged victims were found a short distance away at Thorney Dyke. Dennehy also admitted the attempted murders of two other men, John Rogers and Robin Bereza.


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