UK: Newcastle nurse sacked after snooping on medical records and discussing them on social media

Katie Davies reports:

A nurse who was caught snooping on medical records before talking about it on social media has been sacked.

Joyce Jennings worked as a registered nurse at the Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust, when she accessed records she wasn’t privy to.

Jennings, who brought her 30 years’ experience into disrepute, was suspended to work as a nurse for 18 months following a hearing and subsequently dismissed from the Trust for breach of confidentiality.

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