James N Basey

Profession: Biomedical scientist

Registration Number: BS37370

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 09:00 18/07/2016 End: 16:00 26/07/2016

Location: Health & Wellbeing Innovation Centre, Treliske, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3FF

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Whilst employed as a Band 6 Biomedical Scientist within the Haematology

Department at the Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust, you:


1. Intimidated and bullied Colleague A by:


a.     throwing fake punches at him as you walked past;

b.     Barging past him;

c.     Pushing him; and

d.     Shining a laser bar code scanner in his face.


2. Made inappropriate comments to colleagues in that you:


a. In relation to Colleague B:


i. said, "look what dime bar's done, he's stupid", or

words to that effect;

ii. called him a "numpty", or words to that effect;

iii. calling him a "curley haired t***", or words to that


iv. that he was "pulling a sickie", or words to that effect, when he had a known health issue.


b. In relation to Colleague C:


i. said that she "took so many pills that she rattled", or words to that effect;

ii. said that she "was a mad person, a man hater", or words to that effect.


c. In relation to Colleague D:


i. called him a "fat lazy git", or words to that effect.


3. Behaved in an inappropriate and intimidating manner towards colleagues, in that you:


a. deliberately knocked into other people's chairs;


b. invaded people's personal space;


c. blamed Colleague E for not completing a task and refused to let her speak which caused her to get upset and leave work;


d. Shouted at staff and spoke to them in a belittling way;


e. ignored work related questions from colleagues;


f. whilst in the laboratory, told Colleague E that you had "got a gun and had been shooting birds from the kitchen window", or words to that effect.


4. Provided incorrect instructions to colleagues, in that you:


a. Told Colleague A:


i. to throw away an unnamed blood sample;

ii. to leave the registration of a sample received from a GP surgery until the next morning;

iii. he could take his second break at 5:30 pm and then reported him

the next day for doing so.


b. Told Colleague F not to freeze a mast cell tryptase test sample before sending.


5. Threw printed out results from analysers into the bin without reviewing them.


6. The matters described in paragraphs 1 - 3 amount to misconduct.


7. The matters described in paragraphs 4 and 5 amount to misconduct and/ or lack of competence.


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




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This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is 6 & 25 October 2016 at The Health and Care Professions Council 405 Kennington Road London SE11 4PT.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for James N Basey

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
06/10/2016 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Struck off
18/07/2016 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard