Ban for nurse who failed to revive patient


A nurse who failed to resuscitate a dying patient has been suspended for six months. Miriam Kaid discovered the unconscious 46 year-old but did not try and save his life and waited an hour before she contacted the emergency services, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. By the time paramedics arrived the patient was dead. Staff at Stainton Lodge Care Centre in Middlesbrough had discussed placing the patient under ‘Do Not Attempt Resuscitation’ status but his wife had refused. After…

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