Court ruling calls provisional POVA listing into question


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A recent court decision could mean that provisonal listing on the Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) “blacklist” will now be deemed unlawful.

In October, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgement in R (Wright and others) v Secretary of State for Health and the Secretary of State for the Department of Education and Skills, a case originally brought by nurses who had been referred to the Secretary of State for inclusion on the POVA list.


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