Against Unnecessary Suspensions and Exclusions in the NHS (UK)
Co-ordinators: Julie Fagan, Craig Longstaff, Andre Downer, Elsie
Gayle (midwifery spokesperson), Dave Williams (Welsh spokesperson)
and Kate Wynn (Scottish spokesperson)
CAUSE in Wales
My name is David Williams.
I am a nurse practitioner, in the mental health field. I am a lead steward
and the vice-chair for RCN Wales I became involved with the Unions and
CAUSE after being suspended by the Trust for 10 long months.
The galling part of
it all was the police investigated the complaint which took all of 3 weeks
and the NMC threw it out, yet the Trust dragged their feet for a further
I have worked here
for 27 yrs, yet that counted for nothing; it was the usual poor management
style with a knee jerk reaction.
I assure you, I will
ensure that this bullying, inept behaviour will not be tolerated, and
regardless if staff are in the RCN or not, I will do all in my power to
Even after 4 years,
it still makes me angry just talking about it. At the end of the "investigation",
I received what they perceived as an apology, and was greeted as a long
If I can assist anyone
in anyway, do not hesitate in contacting me direct. Regards Dave
Email Dave Williams:
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