Ms Asima P Rafeeq

Profession: Hearing aid dispenser

Registration Number: HAD02905

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 30/01/2023 End: 17:00 30/01/2023

Location: This hearing is being held virtually.

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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As a registered Hearing Aid Dispenser (HAD02905) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct and/or lack of competence. In that:

1. On 15 January 2020 you did not complete an accurate and/or competent audiogram in that you did not perform an a-c masking test on the left ear for Patient A correctly or at all.

2. On 15 January 2020 you selected a MedEL ADhear hearing aid for Patient 6 A which was not clinically indicated.

3. On 15 January 2020 you provided an invoice to Patient A which was inaccurate and/or misleading in that:

a. The invoice described b-c aids as a “Pair of ADhear bone-ridge aids CROS system “ when the ADhear and Bonebridgeare different systems; and

b. The cost of £34,000 was not broken down.

4. On 15 January 2020 you charged £34,000 for hearing aid devices and this figure was excessive.

5. On 15 January 2020 you accepted a deposit from Patient A of £11,900, knowing this to be an inflated amount.

6. Your conduct in respect of paragraphs 3 and/or 4, and/or 5 above was dishonest, as it was to achieve personal financial gain.

7. The matters set out in paragraph 1 and 2 above constitute lack of competence and/or misconduct.

8. The maters set out in paragraphs 3 – 6 constitute misconduct.

9. By reason of your lack of competence and/or misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired.


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This hearing has adjourned, with no evidence heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Asima P Rafeeq

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
13/11/2023 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned
30/01/2023 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned