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Nurse brings about a defamation case after The Sunday Times misuse her photo

28 January 2010

Slater and Gordon Lawyers pursued a defamation claim on behalf of a nurse after The Sunday Times published a doctored photo of her wearing a disgusting and unhygienic uniform to illustrate an article about the health problems at Maidstone Hospital. The nurse had never worked for the Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, had no idea that a photo of her had been obtained by the paper and had an unblemished record as a nurse. The claim was settled and our client awarded £20,000 and a published apology.