Three of NHS nurses at Whipps Cross University Hospital in East London have been charged of assailing and abusing elderly patients on a ward, a recent report has found, following which they have been fired off their duties on a permanent basis.
As per the findings, an investigation to be held by police along with hospital bosses would be deciding if the nurses would be back on their jobs or not. The ward, named Beech Ward, has also been closed for the time being.
Some student nurses had reported the case of mistreatment with frail elderly patients, either verbally or physically, after a deep observation. It was told that while nurses are responsible for their basic feeding and washing purposes, they instead assault them.
Nearly 20 patients at a time are admitted in the Beech Ward, which carries out treatment of older dementia patients as well as those suffering from strokes or falls. Also, elderly people who undergo an operation are also treated there.
Though, the investigating team claims no harm reports till date over an eight-week period, starting from February till April. It is being said that nurses would not be practicing in any of the NHS departments unless the same is confirmed.
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