Care workers on trial over alleged abuse of patients

The scales of justice Credit: Martin Keene/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Four health care workers have gone on trial at Sheffield Crown Court accused of abuse against vulnerable patients. It's alleged to have involved people with learning difficulties at the Solar Centre at St Catherine's Hospital at Balby.

The prosecution say the four ill treated and physically assaulted them James Hinds (59), Susan Murphy (44), Julie Burge (49) and Michael Barnard (50) deny all the charges against them. The trial is continuing .