Nurse struck off for taking dying patient’s savings


A nurse who ‘borrowed’ £300 that a dying patient had saved up to pay for her own funeral was struck off. Joy Otubanjo told the elderly woman her son had his flat broken into at university and had his laptop stolen and promised to pay the money back. But she never did and the woman was left distraught because no-one else could pay for her burial. In a written statement the band five community nurse told also told the NMC her two children looked…

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