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Nurse fined, suspended for three months after forging signature

A nurse who forged her boss's signature on a performance review form has been suspended for three months.

Medical professional signing a document.
The nurse, who forged her boss's signature on a performance review form, has been fined $250 and lost her registration for three months. Photo: 123RF

The Health Practitioners' Disciplinary Tribunal has found the nurse also falsified documents to get into specialist training in 2019.

She has lost her registration for three months and has to pay $250 to the tribunal.

The nurse, who has permanent name suppression, is also required to tell future employers about her misconduct and to complete a professional ethics course.

source: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/465372/nurse-fined-suspended-for-three-months-after-forging-signature