Mrs Madhu Sharma

Profession: Dietitian

Registration Number: DT06698

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 08:30 07/08/2015 End: 11:30 07/08/2015

Location: Health and Care Professions Council, Park House, 184 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4BU

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing has not yet been held

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During the course of your employment as a Dietitian at Barts Health NHS Trust between 1999 and 23 October 2012:


1. The standard of your clinical practice was inadequate, including:

a. on 24 September 2010 you prescribed intravenous (IV) pabrinex on a pharmacy drug chart for a patient at risk of Refeeding Syndrome (RFS);

b. on 15 October 2010 you prescribed inappropriate Oral Nutritional

Supplements (ONS) for a patient with high output ileostomy;

c. on 05 September 2011 you documented on a patient chart an incorrect ONS product;

d. you did not calculate the nutritional requirements for Patient 106846;

e. you did not review patient RB's enteral feeding regimen before

discharge on 15 April 2012; and/or

f. on 17 May 2011 you increased patient JR's feed to 1000kcal/day, which was excessive.


2. You did not provide adequate clinical reasoning for:

a. on or around 24 October 2011, setting patient CNN 530002's goal rate at 4 days when the patient was at low risk of RFS;

b. on or around 24 October 2011, prescribing ONS for Patient CNN194870 when the patient was meeting their nutritional requirements by diet alone;

c. on or around 28 March 2011, continuing patient KA on ONS providing 1550kcal and 61g protein despite their being overweight and eating all meals; and/or

d. on or around 20 December 2011, continuing patient 106846's ONS as prescribed in the community without calculating nutritional requirements and/or recording intake.


3. You displayed poor record keeping, including:

a. on or around 31 January 2011, you did not record:

i. the biochemistry results for patient IA; and/or

ii. that patient IA was at high risk of RFS.

iii. patient KB's height, Body Mass Index (BMI) and/or indication of

percentage weight loss;


4. The matters described in paragraphs 1 - 3 constitute a lack of



5. By reason of your lack of competence your fitness to practise is



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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mrs Madhu Sharma

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
07/08/2015 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Struck off
07/08/2015 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held