Got this read out by a bemused lectuer in Uni today
comedy moment a dead trout
A nurse who slapped one of her colleagues round the face with a dead trout and called another a "dirty *****" was today struck off the register.The Nursing and Midwifery Council found Patricia Ann Jennings guilty of misconduct as a result of her poor practice and deeply offensive behaviour, which also included groping other staff on her ward.
The council's professional conduct committee found Ms Jennings, 55, behaved in an inappropriate sexual manner while she was working as a ward manager at the Kent and Sussex hospital, Tunbridge Wells.
The panel found the nurse had groped colleagues on the ward on several occasions and slapped the face of one with a dead trout saying "give us a kiss" or words to that effect.
It also upheld allegations that she wrapped a bandage around the head of a ward clerk whilst making a telephone call and referred to another nurse as a "dirty *****".
The disciplinary hearing also heard that Ms Jennings had repeatedly lied in 2003 about beds not available on the ward when they were, and pretended she had taken a refresher course on how to handle patients.
The panel decided to ban her from practising as a nurse because her behaviour was "deeply inappropriate and unprofessional in the extreme."
The council's president Jonathan Asbridge said: "Miss Jennings's behaviour towards those she worked with was inappropriate and offensive. Her actions in a professional environment showed a serious departure from the standards to be expected of a