Category Archives: Ethics in Nursing

Ethics: Archie Battersbee, 12, dies after life support is turned off

Archie Battersbee

Archie Battersbee, a 12-year-old British boy whose life support was withdrawn after a legal battle between his parents and his doctors, died on Saturday, bringing to an end another wrenching case over who makes life and death decisions for a seriously ill child. Archie had been in a deep coma since his mother found him unconscious at their home in

Read more



Nurses are often the greatest at patient advocacy; they fight for the interests of their patients. The activities of two foreign nurses, Stella Oluyede and Alex Wubbel, OAUTHC Nigerian Nurse and UTAH American Nurse, illustrate one of the most important responsibilities of nursing ethics in ensuring patient safety and quality care. Their actions generated public support and also public lashes,

Read more

Koyejo & Co, Solicitors of Supreme Court, writes to OAUTHC

Koyejo & Co, Solicitors of Supreme Court, writes to OAUTHC

The Law firm Koyejo & Co representing Senior Staff Association of Universities Teaching Hospitals Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRlAl of Nigeria and Nurses & Midwives (NANNM) OAUTHC Branch Ile-ife, issued and stamped a legal writing to OAUTHC. The Acting Chief Medical Director,Obafemi Awolowo University,Teaching Hospital Complex,Ile-lfe, Osun state,Nigeria.Dear Sir, Lagos Office20 June 2022 1. CASE OF MALICIOUS BREACH OF

Read more

UK doctor, 44, who grabbed 21-year-old student nurse’s breast in UK is cleared to treat patients again

nurse wearing a scrub suit while waiting

A disgraced doctor who molested a student nurse on a hospital ward and then tried to blame the incident on ‘cultural norms’ has been passed fit to treat patients again. Married father-of-two Imran Qureshi, 44, grabbed the breast of the 21-year-old student nurse and told her he wanted an affair after he saw her as ‘sexually available’ because she had

Read more

Saskatchewan nurse challenges college’s ruling over professional misconduct

A nurse, whose professional oversight body found she violated professional conduct by falsifying logs of narcotics given to inmates and by providing toiletries to inmates, is appealing the decisions. Jessica McCulloch said the decisions from the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan (CRNS) were unfair and forced her to relive trauma. Last year, the CRNS ruled McCulloch committed five counts

Read more

2 guilty charges, Verdict is not an indictment against the nursing profession, Nashville DA on RaDonda Vaught trial

The Nashville District Attorney’s OfficeRaDonda Vaught trial has released a statement following the conviction of RaDonda Vaught after a jury found the former Vanderbilt nurse guilty of criminally negligent homicide. The guilty verdict comes after RaDonda Vaught is said to have administered a fatal dose of the wrong medication to 75-year-old Charlene Murphey in December of 2017. Charlene Murphey, 75,

Read more

California’s Continuing Education Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurses

*Each professional is accountable for understanding his or her accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. While we try to routinely update information on this page, we are not responsible for its accuracy and information is subject to change without notice. You can learn more at California’s Board of Nursing Website

Read more
« Older Entries