Stephen Hawking’s former nurse struck off for failings in his care

Patricia Dowdy deemed not fit to practise over multiple misconduct charges

One of Stephen Hawking’s former nurses has been struck off after the Nursing and Midwifery Council ruled she “failed to provide the standards of good, professional care that we expect and Professor Hawking deserved”.

The NMC said Patricia Dowdy, 61, had faced multiple misconduct charges in relation to the care she was providing to the eminent physicist, including financial misconduct, dishonesty, not providing appropriate care, failing to cooperate with the NMC and not having the correct qualifications.

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Source: theguardian
Stephen Hawking’s former nurse struck off for failings in his care