Telford social worker William Goodwillie removed from register

A social worker accused of misconduct in dealing with children's cases in Shropshire has voluntarily removed himself from his professional register.

William Goodwillie, formerly of Telford and Wrekin Council, will no longer face disciplinary action, the Health and Care Professions Council said.

He was accused of failing to conduct an assessment on a child who had a repeated pattern of head injuries.

He was also accused of failing to keep accurate records for other cases.

The Health and Care Professions Council said it had withdrawn action against Mr Goodwillie "on the basis that he wishes to be removed from the HCPC Register voluntarily",

In a statement it said: "Mr Goodwillie has admitted the allegation in full and has undertaken not to practise as a social worker or use the title associated with that profession.

"If Mr Goodwillie seeks to return to the HCPC Register at any time in the future, the application would be treated as if he had been struck off as a result of the allegation."

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Shropshire

Weather

Shrewsbury

Min. Night 7 °C

Features & Analysis

  • Martin Gardner as a young manThink hard

    Was this man the world's greatest puzzle master?


  • Carved pumpkinTrick or treat

    What did a riot at a pumpkin festival show about race in US?


  • A woman puts on a surgical mask during hospital Ebola training in Alabama.'Dark continent'

    Is prejudice fuelling Ebola outbreak hysteria in the US?


  • Oscar de la Renta and Oprah WinfreyIn pictures

    The life and work of Oscar de la Renta


Elsewhere on the BBC

  • FutureThe future is now

    Get the latest updates and biggest ideas from BBC Future’s World-Changing Ideas Summit

Programmes

  • Smart glassesClick Watch

    Smart spectacles go into battle – the prototypes looking to take on Google Glass

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.