A NURSE failed to check on two children who were living in such horrific conditions they had to be taken in to care.
Elaine Wilson, a public health nurse who was supposed to visit high-risk families and assess their needs, failed to report children who were unclean and malnourished.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) was told a colleague visited one of the families and discovered two youngsters with matted hair and grey faces living among wet nappies. But Ms Wilson had reported the children, from Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, were "well fed and disciplined".
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