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Three HCAs charged with neglect at Whipps Cross
Three healthcare assistants at London’s Whipps Cross University Hospital have been charged with neglect.
Sharmilla Gunda, 35, Annette Jackson, 32, and Akousa Sakyiwaa, 37, will appear on bail at Thames magistrates court on 31 October.
The Metropolitan Police investigated after receiving allegations of abuse at Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust.
Ms Sakyiwaa, of Orange Grove, Leytonstone, and Ms Jackson, of Simpson Road, Hounslow, face several counts of ill treatment or neglect under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Ms Sakyiwaa was also charged with common assault.
Ms Gunda, of Horns Road, Ilford, was charged with one count of the same offence and one count of fraud in relation to the alleged falsifying of records regarding the number of hours worked.
Met Police announcement