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Nurses who were supposed to be caring for a troubled teenage girl, 18, when she took her own life at a hospital are found guilty of ‘unsatisfactory conduct’

By Zoe Zaczek, Daily Mail, 24 April 2019

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Two nurses have lost their registrations after an 18-year-old girl committed suicide while in their care.

In March 2015, Ahlia Raftery was a patient in the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit at the Mater Mental Health Centre, in Newcastle, New South Wales, due to her high suicide risk.

The teenager was transferred between four mental health facilities in the six days before she took her own life on March 19.

Read the full article here: https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/nurses-who-were-supposed-to-be-caring-for-a-troubled-teenage-girl-18-when-she-took-her-own-life-at-a-hospital-are-found-guilty-of-unsatisfactory-conduct/ar-BBWf2Bv?li=BBU4PL8#page=2