A misconduct listening to is to look at claims that a Scots nurse who survived Ebola hid her temperature from medics on her return from Africa.
Pauline Cafferkey, forty, was contaminated whereas working at a remedy centre in Sierra Leone in 2014.
She is alleged to have given dishonest solutions to medical employees when she returned to Heathrow airport.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) will look at the allegations throughout a two-day listening to in Edinburgh.
The council has a variety of sanctions it may impose towards Ms Cafferkey, together with to have her struck off as a practitioner if the allegation is upheld.
It might additionally choose to challenge her with a warning or dismiss the claims altogether if they’re unproven.
Ms Cafferkey has stated she hopes the misconduct listening to will dismiss the claims.
Talking final month, Ms Cafferkey stated the “full details” can be shared with the panel.
“These details, that haven’t but been made public, can be thought-about by the panel as a part of its assessment of all related info,” she stated.
“I might very a lot hope that after the case has been thought-about by the panel the matter will probably be at an finish.”
The NMC alleges that Ms Cafferkey “allowed an incorrect temperature to be recorded” on 29 December 2014 and meant to hide from Public Well being England employees that she had a temperature larger than 38C.
The nurse, from Midway, Cambuslang, contracted the virus whereas working as a part of a British staff on the Kerry City Ebola remedy centre in 2014.
She spent almost a month in isolation on the Royal Free at the start of 2015 after the virus was detected when she arrived again within the UK.
Ms Cafferkey was later discharged after apparently making a full restoration, and in March 2015 returned to work as a public well being nurse at Blantyre Well being Centre in South Lanarkshire.
In October final yr it was found that Ebola was nonetheless current in her physique, with well being officers later confirming she had been diagnosed with meningitis caused by the virus.
Nevertheless within the months that adopted, her well being suffered as she had points together with her thyroid, her hair fell out and she or he had complications and pains in her joints.
However Ms Cafferkey harassed that she felt fortunate as a result of she had not misplaced her sight as others had completed.
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