Miss Nicola Ann McColm

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW11637

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 05/11/2018 End: 17:00 09/11/2018

Location: Mercure Bolton Georgian House Hotel Manchester Road, Blackrod, Bolton Greater Manchester, BL6 5RU,

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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During the course of your employment as a Social Worker at Priory Group, you:

 1. On 3rd January 2017:

 a) obtained a controlled drug from Priory Group stock for personal use;

 b) allowed dispensing nurses to believe the controlled drug was for another ward at the Priory Group and not for your personal use.

 2. On 6th January 2017 received a controlled drug from colleague A knowing that:

 a) it was a controlled drug;

 b) it was against Trust policy to obtain controlled drugs from the hospital for personal use;

 c) Colleague A had obtained the controlled drug on the pretence of disposing of it.

 3. Your actions in 1 and 2 were dishonest.

 4. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 3 constitute misconduct.

 5. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired.



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This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed



Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Nicola Ann McColm

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
04/03/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Struck off
05/11/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard