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Nurse suspended from aged home for drug errors

A nurse is facing trial for misconduct due to numerous medical errors involving patient medication while working at a nursing home. He claims long working hours contributed to his incorrectly giving patientís medication and keeping poor records. The drug errors did not cause any adverse events to the patients and the nurse was remorseful for his actions. He has been suspended from the home and the fate of his nursing registration is still being decided.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Yorkshire Post Today

Article Source Details

About: Nurse suspended from aged home for drug errors

Date: 18 November 2005

Source: Yorkshire Post Today

Author: Andrew Robinson

URL: http://www.yorkshiretoday.co.uk/ViewArticle2.aspx?SectionID=1084&ArticleID=1258938

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medical error
  • Medical error and misconduct
  • Medical error and medication
  • Medical error and drugs
  • Medical error and nursing home
  • Medical error and aged home
  • Medial error and nursing
  • Medical error and deregistration
  • Medical error and drug charts
  • Medical malpractice and medical error
  • Medical malpractice and misconduct
  • Medical malpractice and medication
  • Medical malpractice and drugs
  • Medical malpractice and nursing home
  • Medical malpractice and aged home
  • Medical malpractice and nursing
  • Medical malpractice and deregistration
  • Medical malpractice and drug charts

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