Nurse who had child sex images is allowed to return to work

A NURSE found with more than 1100 child pornography images and videos during a police raid in 2010 has been reprimanded for professional misconduct and cleared to return to nursing after almost five years with stringent conditions.

Peter William Omant may now reapply for registration after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) agreed that his effective suspension since 2010 had been “a sufficient period to protect the public”. 

In orders handed down last week the tribunal also reprimanded him for unprofessional conduct of a serious nature and ruled that