Misconduct hearing for Carronshore nurse convicted of assault on woman (74)

A nurse who has been convicted of assaulting a 74-year-old woman, biting police officers and throwing a pair of urine-soaked trousers at them is to appear at a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) virtual misconduct hearing.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 4:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 4:50 pm

Carly Falconer (31) was scheduled to go before the NMC this week and again between March 22-24 and March 29-31 regarding misconduct, health and conviction.

On Thursday, March 4 she appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court having pleaded guilty to assaults she committed on an elderly woman in Skaithmuir Crescent, Carronshore and on police officers in Grahams Road and Falkirk Police Station on March 3 last year.

The court heard while she was within her police cell – after being taken into custody for the assault she committed on the elderly woman – she was seen to remove her trousers and then soak them in the urine filled toilet that had not been flushed.

Carly Falconer appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday, March 4 and is now set to appear before the Nursing and Midwifery Council

She then damaged the cell camera so officers would come into the cell.

When the door opened she threw the trousers at a police officer, hitting her in the face.

At the time Sheriff Derek Livingston said her behaviour “ranged from the appalling to the disgusting” and placed her on a supervised community payback order for two years with the condition she complete 80 hours unpaid work within 12 months and attend alcohol services.

She was also made subject to a restriction of liberty order meaning she must remain in her Carronshore home between 7pm and 6am for the next six months.

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