Bimbo Paden faces three charges of professional misconduct before the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell

A nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth in a Sligo hospital has described what he did as “an act of stupidity”. Bimbo Paden, a Filipino nurse a(...)

A  nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth accepts he is guilty of professional misconduct, an inquiry heard today.

A nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth accepts he is guilty of professional misconduct, an inquiry heard today.Bimbo Paden, a Filipino nurse (...)

Judge Kevin Kilrane found Bimbo Paden worked in conditions that were “inequitable, unreasonable and unsafe”

A judge has found that a nurse who admitted placing surgical tape across a patient’s mouth was overwor(...)

A nurse today admitted taping a patient’s mouth to keep him quiet in a long-term care hospital. Bimbo Paden, a 39-year-old father of three, ple(...)

Gardai at the scene of the incident on the Sligo to Strandhill Road in Sligo on Saturday. Photograph: James Connolly

A man arrested after a 13-hour Garda standoff appeared in court today charged with possession of a single-barrel shotgun with the intent to endanger l(...)