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Birmingham nurse convicted of supplying drugs to vulnerable pensioner

Posted on: August 25, 2017

A nurse has been convicted of stealing from a pensioner and supplying him with drugs Sarah Papachristophorou aged 47 has admitted supplying substances to the victim who is aged 77 and stealing up to £1,000 from him. She worked as a nurse for more than 20 years and was sacked from her job at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital following the…

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Former Notts Care Home Worker Accused

Posted on: June 30, 2017

Dean Gathercole accused of numerous historical sexual offences. Dean Gathercole has been accused of two accounts of rape and six indecent assaults and appeared before the Nottingham Magistrates on 22nd June 2017. Mr Gathercole, aged 52, attended a ten minute hearing at Nottingham Magistrates on the 22nd June 2017. The Magistrates did not read out the details of the allegations…

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Athelstan House Investigations

Posted on: September 17, 2008

Investigations are underway into Athelstan House, a Bodmin Care Home, following complaints and allegations that the residents were living in a “climate of fear” Allegations involving physical abuse, verbal abuse and a general lack of care at Athelstan House have been made by relatives of the home’s elderly residents. This has prompted the investigation by Cornwall Social Services and the…

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