GSCC suspends Wardle over conduct case backlog

July 2009
Community Care;7/23/2009, Issue 1780, p4
The article reports that Great Britain's General Social Care Council has suspended its chief executive Mike Wardle. It is stated that the step was taken after the discovery of a backlog of more than 600 referrals of social workers accused of misconduct. The council has temporarily appointed Paul Philip, deputy chief executive at the General Medical Council, to lead England's social care regulator and has informed the Department of Health in Great Britain.


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