Nurse struck off after two convictions

Last updated 05:00 13/12/2012

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A New Plymouth nurse has been censured and struck off as a result of being convicted of fraud and assault last year.

After a New Zealand Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal hearing in New Plymouth in June, Todd Dennis Baker was found to have brought the profession into disrepute.

He was censured under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 and his registration as a nurse was cancelled.

The action was taken as a result of Baker's convictions in the New Plymouth District Court for fraudulently receiving money for a first aid course when he was a director of Medic One Services Ltd overseeing 150 staff and on a charge of assaulting a female.

In its written decision, the tribunal declined name suppression and allowed Baker to reapply for registration under strict criteria including education programmes and psychiatric examinations.

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