A disgraced Dundee physician faces being despatched to jail after being branded lazy, demanding female- dominated work placements, and arguing over mask-wearing whereas finishing up court docket ordered unpaid work.
Katy McAllister was informed to not come again to work after a single shift at a well being charity which was a part of her neighborhood payback for drug dealing.
Bosses at Sense Scotland rejected her as a result of, they mentioned, she did no work and spent her day with them chatting and disrupting others.
Dundee Sheriff Courtroom was informed that demanding McAllister had additionally insisted upon avoiding male-dominated workplaces as she carried out her court docket order.
Sheriff Alastair Carmichael has now continued a evaluate of her case to get extra element on her compliance with the order, which was imposed as a substitute for jail.
He has requested for additional data from social employees, who compiled a report itemizing McAllister’s failings on the neighborhood payback scheme.
“The report does learn as if it is vitally a lot your shopper who has put obstacles in the best way of it being accomplished,” Sheriff Carmichael mentioned.
“She’s saying that’s not the case so I wish to test that out. I’ll proceed it for every week for an up-to-date report giving additional element about how the choice was made that some placements had been too far for her to journey and likewise the place objection was made to working in a male- dominated surroundings.
“The Sense charity store mentioned she chatted all day, didn’t do any work and distracted others.”
Solicitor Gary McIlravey, defending, mentioned McAllister was prepared to hold out the order and blamed others for the “obstacles” which had been put in her method.
He mentioned her therapist had really useful avoiding male-dominated workplaces and she or he claimed the social employees had been chargeable for the distance-to-work problem.
“The report has been framed to recommend she has been placing obstacles in the best way of finishing up these hours of labor. She’s clear that’s not the case.
“There was a problem over whether or not she might work with others whereas sporting a masks. Social work mentioned ‘if you’re not sporting a masks there are well being and questions of safety.’
“I perceive the therapist mentioned that if in any respect attainable she ought to keep away from male-dominated workplaces. She’s fairly completely satisfied now to work in a male-dominated surroundings.
“Relating to Sense, that’s the primary she’s heard of this. She was talking while working on the until. She bought a name from the store saying they didn’t want her again,” Mr McIlravey mentioned.
“She wasn’t informed that the explanation for not coming again was that she was speaking and never doing any work.”
McAllister, who was cleared of killing a good friend by giving her painkillers, was sentenced in January for importing managed medication, together with diazepam, oxycodone, temazepam and morphine.
In 2017, the 33-year-old mom of two was discovered not responsible on the Excessive Courtroom in Edinburgh of culpable murder however admitted supplying diazepam and temazepam to 2 individuals.
Within the newest case, McAllister admitted 4 fees at Dundee Sheriff Courtroom of importing greater than 2,000 managed medication over three months in 2017.
Sheriff Carmichael informed her in January he had thought of a custodial sentence however ordered her to do 200 hours of unpaid work as neighborhood payback.
In 2017, she was cleared of killing Louise McGowan at Voodoo Tattoo in Dundee in Might 2015 however pled responsible to supplying a fellow medic with diazepam and one other man with temazepam.
McAllister was removed from the Medical Register last month after a tribunal decided that her “misconduct and offences had been essentially incompatible with continued registration”.