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Nurse in Cornwall, Christine Kirby-Rose, has been struck off for invasive procedure on child

By WBBev  |  Posted: January 22, 2013

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A NURSE of more than 30 years has been struck off after carrying out an invasive procedure on a 4-year-old disabled child. Christine Megan Kirby-Rose was caring for the youngster, who has cerebal palsy, while working for Scope in Cornwall.

The charity, which supports disabled people and their families, operates out of eight centres across the county. The Nursing and Midwifery Council struck off the nurse in her absence following a hearing in London earlier this month. (JAN 2012)

Neither the NMC or Scope would say where the nurse was from or where in Cornwall she had been working at the time of the incident. It found the nurse, who registered in 1981 and as a midwife in 1983, had not followed correct procedure which could have harmed the child.

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  • jimjams2011  |  January 24 2013, 7:28PM

    SHE SHOULD HAVE BEEN STRUCK OFF in 2009 by the looks of things: Depressed nurse faked urine samples, hearing told. March 04, 2009 | Copyright (From Western Morning News) A nurse faked urine samples for a national health survey because she was depressed and fed up with her job, a misconduct hearing was told yesterday. Christine Kirby-Rose, 50, passed off her own urine as that of the survey participants on nearly 30 occasions over four months, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) heard. Kirby-Rose, from Liskeard, South East Cornwall, later told her boss at the National Centre for Social Research in London she did it because she was "fed up" in her job. Deborah Baljit, for the NMC, said: "This was not an acceptable practise. She was a freelance nurse and her omissions could have …

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  • jimjams2011  |  January 24 2013, 7:25PM

    Shame on Christine Megan Kirby-Rose for abusing the youngster.

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