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Nurse struck off after lies about delegating medication to unqualified staff.


A nurse who recorded she had given medication to care home residents when she had actually delegated the task to unqualified staff, has been struck off.

Adelaide Maloane was working a night shift at Somerleigh Court in Dorchester, Dorset, in August 2019 when the incident took place.

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) said her behaviour was "fundamentally incompatible" with remaining qualified and that she had shown "little remorse" for her actions.

Ms Maloane delegated giving 16 medicines to residents to an unqualified healthcare assistant at the home.

The NMC said Ms Maloane had "failed to acknowledge the seriousness of her misconduct and dishonesty and the implications of her actions for residents, colleagues and the reputation of the nursing profession."