Ham&High news round-up: Nurse struck off for stealing from disabled patient

PUBLISHED: 07:00 07 January 2016

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This week’s front page is a report of a hearing which saw a Royal Free Hospital nurse struck off for stealing.

Karisma Garcia stole the bank card of a vulnerable patient with learning disabilites, and used it to withdraw £700.

A panel at the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) ruled she had abused the trust placed in her.

Also this week, we reveal that the Ham&High will have two charity partners for 2016 - the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead, and the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation.

Protestors are angry about plans to shut a sexual health centre near Kings Cross.

Camden Council’s health chief has blasted plans to close the Margaret Pyke Centre, branding it a ‘feminist issue’.

Tributes have been paid to popular lecturer Dr Jeroen Ensink, who was stabbed to death in Tufnell Park.

The 41-year-old had travelled around the world as an expert in sanitation and water management.

There is also coverage of New Year’s Honours awarded to people from Camden, Haringey and Barnet, and much more.

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