Cardiff paramedic suspended for cyber-bullying manager – BBC News

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A senior paramedic from Cardiff has been suspended from the professional register after he cyber-bullied a manager on Facebook.

Clayton Blight was accused of posting terms like “muppets” and “nepotistic and gutless” after he was passed over for a promotion.

A panel of the Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service found 11 charges relating to different Facebook posts were proved.

Mr Blight was suspended for six months.

The tribunal heard he had joined the Welsh Ambulance Service in 1986.

By 2014, he was a supervisor with the service’s Special Operations Response Team.

When the post of Special Operations Manager became vacant that spring, Mr Blight applied for the job but was unsuccessful.

It was claimed staff members later alerted a senior manager about comments Mr Blight had posted on

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