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NMC hearings July 2010 - Feb 2011

Discussion in 'Life with a PIN' started by iolaus, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. iolaus

    iolaus RM and Head of Clinical Practice Staff Member

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    One of the scariest situations you may be in as a midwife is being sent to the NMC to decide if you are 'fit to practice' as a midwife. This can spell the end of your career, for some this will be done after several mistakes, for others just one.

    Some things that will be shown will make you think there is no way the midwife deserves to keep their regstration, other things will make you think 'there but for the grace of god go I or any other midwife'

    The links are to the hearings where a midwife has been 'punished' for her bad practise, this isn't meant to scare you and there are many cases which are refered to the NMC and the midwife is cleared.

    I have tried to allocate them under areas of what the midwife had been refered to the NMC for, as a result some midwives will appear twice. I have only included things for which a midwife has been referred under her midwife role




    ABUSE OF POSITION
    Jasten Phiri

    CAUSING DEATH
    Helen Ryder
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    Strawberry Well-Known Member

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    Re: NMC hearings Jan - Feb 2011

    Wow. I am definitely scared!!!!!
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    Re: NMC hearings Jan - Feb 2011

    Thank you for these links. It's good to know the realities of what can happen after qualifying.
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    Re: NMC hearings Jan - Feb 2011

    Useful links thanks but very very scary.
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    Re: NMC hearings Jan - Feb 2011

    That is scary, but interesting to read.
  7. iolaus

    iolaus RM and Head of Clinical Practice Staff Member

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    Re: NMC hearings Nov 2010 - Feb 2011

    Although this case Karen Sladen involves what happened when she was practicising as a nurse rather than using her midwifery registration, it shows the importance of owing up to what happened, although there was dishonesty and theft, the fact that she owned up and repented she kept her place on the register, although had a caution order she wasn't struck off
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    Growlie Well-Known Member

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    I love reading these. They've really opened my eyes to what's important. I've been reading them since before I started and to be honest I think its stood me in good stead. I'm always complimented on my documentation my mentors because I like to be really thorough with it. I also think its important not to think of it as a chore.

    I always imagine that someone is going to read it in the future, either mum if she requests her notes, or maybe an NMC court. As long as I've written everything down (including if I've missed anything) then I feel more confident.
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