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By: Leanne RinneAkousa Sakyiwaa, 38, was found guilty of four counts of ill-treatment and neglect of patients on Beech Ward at Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone, east London, between February and April last year. Sharmila Gunda, 36, was convicted of one count of neglect and one count of assault by beating an elderly patient in her care following a trial in June. Sakyiwaa, of Leytonstone, was jailed for 12 months and Gunda, of Ilford, given a five-month prison sentence at London's Snaresbrook Crown Court today. Fellow healthcare assistant Annette Jackson, 33, of Hounslow, west London, was given a two-month suspended sentence and ordered to complete 100 hours of unpaid work after being convicted of one count of ill-treatment or neglect.