Nurse tribunal update: hearing adjourned

9:55am Wednesday 15th January 2014

A STROUD nurse accused of lying about her qualifications to land a job as care home manager is facing an anxious wait after her hearing was adjourned yesterday, Tuesday.

Gabriela Davidescu claimed she worked as a nurse for two agencies between 2003 and 2007 on her application form to the Cotswold House Care Home, in Cainscross.

But she was not qualified to practice as a nurse until 2007, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard.

After managing the home for over two years, her lies came to light when an anonymous letter was sent to the home, it was said.

Davidescu was due to learn her fate today but the hearing had to be postponed until May due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.

She failing to disclose her employment at Barchester Healthcare and lying on her CQC application.

But she admitted five charges, including that she lied about her employment as a registered nurse between 2003 and 2007.

The tribunal have yet to return any results on finding of facts.

If she is found guilty of misconduct, she could face being struck off the register.

The hearing will resume on 19 May 2014.


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