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School children on Teesside rolled up their sleeves to receive the MMR jab in one of the worst affected areas.
A nurse has been sacked and faces being struck off the medical register after a misconduct panel found her guilty of verbally and physically abusing dementia patients at a care home in York.
The nursing and midwifery council found that Christina Cooper carried out the abuse in 2009. You can watch the full report from Rachel Bullock below.
The owners of a care home in York where a nurse was found guilty of abuse charges have condemned the actions and behaviour of their former employee Christina Cooper.
Cooper was found guilty of ten out of twelve abuse charges, including branding a patient "an animal" and shoving a patient's soiled sheet in his face.
The Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution has issued the following statement:
"The RMBI has today learnt that Ms Christine Cooper has been found guilty of misconduct towards residents at Connaught Court care home in York.
"The RMBI fully condemns the actions and behaviour of Ms Cooper during this period, which were entirely inappropriate and contrary to the high standards expected for all members of our staff.
"In line with our established policies and internal procedures for fully investigating and thus dealing with such matters, Ms Cooper was suspended immediately from duty and the relevant regulatory authorities were informed.
– The Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution
"Following the full investigation by the authorities and the RMBI, Ms Cooper was subsequently dismissed from RMBI employment on the grounds of gross misconduct. The RMBI continues to uphold this decision.
"The RMBI is committed to providing quality care to all of its residents whose safety and well being is of paramount importance, and takes its responsibility for safeguarding vulnerable adults very seriously.
"As such, the RMBI adopt a zero tolerance policy in respect of the rare occasions where that trust is broken, to ensure that staff behaviour reflect our core values.
A nurse who was found guilty of abuse charges at a North Yorkshire care home has been sacked by her employers.
Christina Cooper appeared at a hearing today where she was found guilty of ten charges of verbal and physical abuse towards the residents of the Viking Wing of Connaught Care Home in Fulford.
The Royal Masonic Benevolent Fund, which runs the York care home, has condemned the nurse's actions.
The hearing heard that Cooper branded dementia patients 'disgusting' for soiling their bedding and had threatened to strangle a woman with a scarf.
A new centre to support cancer patients and their families has opened at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. Its unique design was one of the big talking points at the launch.
You can watch the lunchtime report from Helen Pearson below.
Charges of physical and verbal abuse have been proved against a nurse from York.
Christine Cooper appeared in front of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in London today where 10 of the 12 charges were found proved.
Cooper worked at the Connaught Care home in York.
A hearing will take place at a later date to decide if she is still fit to practice as a nurse.
A new cancer centre has opened in Newcastle to provide care and support for patients and families.
Sarah Brown, wife of former Prime Minister Gordon Brown opened Maggies at the Freeman hospital.
A hearing into abuse allegations against nurse Christina Cooper is continuing into a third day.
She denies claims that she physically and verbally abused residents at the Connaught Care home in York.
A Northumberland father who handed an American child with cancer a new lease of life has flown out to meet him for the first time.
Barry Crackett, from Widdrington Station, travelled out to Los Angeles to meet schoolboy Ryan Compton, seven, after he saved his life through a bone marrow transplant.
– Barry Crackett
"I was feeling quite nervous, there had been a big build-up and there was loads of camera crews.
"I met him and we got on straight away, the day was so busy I did not really get a chance to speak to the family that day, but we then spent the rest of the week with them.
"We hugged each other and everyone was crying. We clicked with the family straight away, they are really nice people and we have a lot of the same interests."
The 34-year-old first joined the Anthony Nolan register in 2002 and in October 2010 he was told they had found a match.
Along with his wife Jessica and newborn son Sol, Mr Crackett has now spent a week with Ryan and his family, who have said that without him their son would not be with them today.
Ryan's mother, Maggie Compton, said they had wanted to thank Barry for what he did for a long time.
– Maggie Compton
"We wanted from the minute that we heard that Ryan had a perfect match to know who he was.
"We always wanted to thank him for being so selfless, not knowing us but going to such a great length to save his life.
"Ryan is so healthy now, he is now able to be a normal little boy. Without Barry we would not have Ryan with us today.
"It was overwhelming in a wonderful way to meet Barry, it's hard to put into words what the day meant. We feel like instant family with them. My son is running around and he is being powered by Barry's blood."
Former Liberty X star Michelle Heaton praised Angelina Jolie for making public her decision to have a double mastectomy.
The pop star from Gateshead had the same surgery last year.
Both women were diagnosed with faulty BRCA genes which greatly increase the risk of developing breast cancer.
Both opted for preventative surgery, and then both decided to go public with that decision in the hope of supporting other women.
Speaking to ITV's Daybreak, Michelle said: "It can only be a positive that the BRCA genes are being raised in the media.
"Before I was diagnosed with having the BRCA gene, I hadn't even heard of it and now those women who may not have even wanted or knew to get tested are now stepping forward and this is going to save lives."
A nurse accused of physically and verbally abusing dementia patients at a North Yorkshire care home is waiting to hear if she'll be struck off.
Christina Cooper denies the allegations and returned to London today for what's expected to be the final part of her hearing for alleged misconduct.
The panel at the Nursing and Midwifery Council has now finished listening to submissions in the case.