A senior nurse, Cherith Douglas who defrauded more than £10,000 from the Southern Health and Social Care Trust has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment. The nurse was also sentenced to a further 9 months imprisonment for the separate offence of obtaining employment in a private nursing home using forged references. Cherith Douglas entered guilty […]

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A GP receptionist who created prescriptions without authorisation received an Adult Caution on 03 June 2015 following an investigation by Counter Fraud Services. Michelle Cupples of 16 Bramcote Street, Belfast was cautioned for three offences under the Fraud Act (2006), having created a number of prescriptions and presented these to Community Pharmacies to obtain medication. […]

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A 32 year old student nurse was sentenced to complete 200 hours of community service after being found guilty of claiming more than £9000 in bursary payments she was not entitled to receive. Danielle McCoubrey of 32 Mullaghboy Crescent, Magherafelt was found guilty of three counts of fraud by false representation at Magherafelt Magistrates Court […]

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