Monday, 20 May 2019 09:31 GMT

UK court charges Hawking's ex-nurse of false qualifications

(MENAFN) One of eminent theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking's ex-nurses was prohibited from training in the United Kingdom (UK) after regulators decided on her misconducts regarding his care.

The Tuesday decision took place after a six-week closed-door hearing in Stratford, east London.

UK's Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) declared registered nurse Patricia Dowdy, aged 61, from Ipswich, Suffolk, was charged with many misconduct offences including financial misconduct, fraud, fake qualifications and inability failing "to provide the standards of good, professional care" for the late scientist.

Dowdy served as Hacking"s personal nurse for up to 8 years, from 1999 to 2004 and again from July 2013 until receiving an interim suspension in March 2016, according to local media.


UK court charges Hawking's ex-nurse of false qualifications

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