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July 03, 2014
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WYNN:TODDLER WAS LESS DEVELOPED THAN NEW-BORN AFTER SHAKE ATTACK

KILBURN, NORTHWEST LONDON A brain-damaged toddler was less developed than a new-born baby because he had been violently shaken by his father at five-weeks-old, the Old Bailey heard. Michael Wynn was unable to speak, chew, or swallow, and could not hold his head up due to severe brain injuries he suffered in the 1998 attack. He was left with spastic cerebral palsy and a deformed spine, and died at the age of just 12-years-old. His father, Allan Young, 36, has admitted grabbing the boy from his crib and shaking him when he would not stop crying, jurors have been told.

 
July 03, 2014

MUIR:NURSE FACES BAN FOR FAILING TO CHECK ON DYING MAN

DORCHESTER, DORSET A nurse is facing a ban after she failed to check on a dying man at a hospital where low staff levels are putting patients at risk. Rachel Muir did not repeat observations on the patient at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester and delegated duties to a healthcare assistant. The patient's deterioration was not spotted in time and he later died, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. The tribunal heard staff at the hospital are under massive strain.

 



 
July 03, 2014
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CALLENDER:BROTHERS WHO MOWED DOWN TEEN FACE MURDER TRIAL

NEW CROSS, LEWISHAM, ELTHAM, SOUTHEAST LONDON Two brothers accused of mowing down a teenager in a horrific gang attack are to stand trial for his murder next year, the Old Bailey heard. Dwight Callender, 27, and Derrell Callender, 25, ran down 17-year-old Johnson Ndjoli in their van in April 2009, leaving him critically ill in a coma. The two men, said to be associated with the Shower Gang in southeast London, were convicted of attempted murder and jailed for 35 years at the Old Bailey later that year. Shortly after the trial, on January 5, 2010, Mr Ndjoli died from his injuries.

 
July 03, 2014

ROBERTS: PARAMEDIC TOLD AGONISED PATIENT: 'DON'T BE SO PATHETIC'

BARNSLEY A paramedic told a pregnant woman with a neck injury 'don't be so pathetic' when she screamed in agony as he pulled her to her feet, a tribunal has found. Nigel Roberts said to relatives: 'I don't want to see her boobies' as she lay partially-dressed on her living room floor after suffering an epileptic fit. Family members heard a 'loud crack' as the Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedic grabbed her hands and lifted her up off her living room floor. The woman, who was 31-weeks pregnant, was still in excruciating pain as two other medics 'dragged' her to the ambulance and took her to Barnsley Hospital, the Health and Care Professionals Council heard.

 
July 03, 2014

CHIDUKU:NURSE THRASHED SONS WITH A BELT

NORTHANTS A nurse beat her two sons with a belt before exiling them to Zimbabwe, a tribunal heard today (thurs). Nyaradzo Chiduku received a police caution after she admitted walloping her lads, aged nine and 14. Officers found purple bruises on the younger lad's arms after they were called to their school. The older boy made a similar allegation and was found with bruises on his shoulders and chest, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard.

 
July 03, 2014
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RAWSON: HI-HOP STAR ON DRIVING RAP

HAMPSTEAD Former NDubz rapper Fazer has appeared in court accused of driving his Audi Q7 while disqualified. Fazer, real name Richard Rawson, 27, denied the allegations at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court. Dressed in a green chequered shirt and black jeans, Rawson spoke only to confirmed his name and date of birth to the court and deny the offences. Last year the rapper was fined £750 after being found guilty of driving over the speed limit. His solicitor David Allan, asked District Judge Julia Cooper that his client's address at Lambolle Road, Hampstead, should not be read out in court.

 
July 03, 2014
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SPENCE: HAMMER RAIDER DENIES THREE MURDER BIDS

ISLINGTON/ENFIELD An accused hammer attacker today (thurs) denied trying to murder three wealthy sisters in a horrific raid at a top London hotel. Philip Spence, 32, allegedly attacked the women with a claw hammer in their rooms in an armed raid at the upmarket Cumberland Hotel near Marble Arch, central London. Khuloud Al Najjar, 36, and her sisters Ohoud, 34, and Fatima, 31, were attacked in their room on the seventh floor of the hotel in April. Ohoud suffered life-threatening head and facial injuries and lost a significant amount of blood.

 
July 03, 2014

ROCK: CAMERON PORN ADVISOR TO STAND TRIAL FOR INDECENT CHILD PICS

PARSONS GREEN A former aide to David Cameron who advised on internet porn filters appeared in court today (thurs) accused of making indecent images of children. Patrick Rock, 63, is charged with three offences of making the pictures and one offence of possession of 59 indecent images of children. He appeared in the dock wearing a black suit, blue shirt and patterned blue tie and spoke only to confirm his name. District Judge John Zani committed the trial to Southwark Crown Court and fixed a prelminary hearing for 17 July.

 
July 03, 2014

WARD:NURSE HELPED HERSELF TO POWERFUL DRUGS

NORWICH A nurse who helped herself to powerful antihistamines while on duty is facing a possible practice ban. Claire Ward, a staff nurse on the Guist Ward at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, took the vials of cyclizine between 1 January 2012 until approximately 28 September 2012. She was suspended following an internal investigation on 2 October 2012. The ward is a specialist gastroenterology unit and the drug is often used to combat nausea following a general anaesthetic.

 
July 03, 2014
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WATKISS: ROAD RAGE MOTORIST ATTACKED CYCLIST

CLAPTON A cyclist was pulled to the ground and choked because he refused to hand over £50 for a damaged wing mirror, a court has heard today. James Falle had been cycling along Green Lanes near Clissold Park in Stoke Newington, when he was involved in a near miss with a passing BMW X5. After falling from his bike, Mr Falle was confronted by the driver and passenger of the car and an angry exchange over damage to BMW's wing mirror began. The driver of the car, Daniel Watkiss, 30, had demanded money from Mr Falle to pay for damage allegedly caused when Mr Falle had struck the mirror with his hand while being passed by the car.

 
July 03, 2014

HOLLINSHEAD: BOGUS EMAILS IN RUGBY CLUB FRAUD

OXFORD A businessman accused of the fraudulently takeover of the London Welsh Rugby Club sent emails from a fictitious bank employee to say he had £1.3m in his account, a court heard. Neil Hollinshead, 36, allegedly set up a series of crooked investments schemes to take over the famous Oxford based side in July 2009. He tricked an investor out of £300,000 through a Saudi oil mining scam which he then used to build up funds to buy the Aviva Premiership club, Southwark Crown Court heard. Dubai based Hollinshead, his partner Yasmin Ibrahim, 44, and solicitor Miles Cox, 35, allegedly swindled London Welsh out of £350,000 in upfront payments for backing that failed to materialise.


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