An Bord Altranais

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First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

'Severe understaffing added to unsafe workload put on male nurse who taped mouth of brain damaged patient', court told

A "severely understaffed" hospital added to the "unsafe" workload placed on a male nurse who taped the mouth of a severely brain damaged patient, an inquiry was told. Bimbo Paden had worked at St John's Community Hospital in Sligo where he has admitted ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Nurse who placed surgical tape over patient's mouth 'accepts' incident amounts to professional misconduct

A NURSE placed surgical tape over the mouth of a severely brain damaged patient, who could not speak, after a terminally ill cancer sufferer with memory loss became "distressed" by the "loud" noises he was making. A NURSE placed surgical tape over the ... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 29 2014]

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"No matter what the staffing levels, we have to ensure that we give the best care possible with the staff that we have on at any given time."
"From the outset nurse Paden has indicated his wish to apologise to the patient and the family of Patient A" Mr Whelan said

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