Mr Emmanuel Krishnan

Profession: Radiographer

Registration Number: RA47164

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 10/12/2018 End: 17:00 18/12/2018

Location: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS), 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

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

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Allegation

 

During the course of your employment as a Band 6 Radiographer with the Royal Surrey

County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, between 3 March 2015 and 20 April 2015, you:

1. Did not demonstrate appropriate knowledge of radiotherapy principles, in that you:

a) could not define and/or explain ‘Isocentre’

b) could not define ‘Prostatectomy’ and/or explain the clinical implications of this;

c) on a number of occasions:

i) did not apply the correct imaging tolerance

(ii) were unable to provide correct imaging tolerances.

2. Did not demonstrate basic ALARA and/or radiation safety principles in that you:

a) attempted to irradiate a patient unnecessarily

b) triggered the ‘last man out’ safety interlock whilst a colleague was still in the treatment room.

3. On a number of occasions when setting up patients for treatment, you:

a) did not set the laser height and/or couch height correctly

b) were unable to correct the laser height and/or couch height without prompting by a colleague

4. Did not account for pitch and/or rotation when moving patients into position.

5. On a number of occasions you:

a) when moving the isocentre:

(i) did not demonstrate appropriate knowledge of which direction corresponds with adding and subtracting

(ii) moved the treatment couch in the wrong direction

(b) were inaccurate and/or inconsistent with your mathematics

6. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 –5 constitute lack of competence.

7. By reason of your lack of competence you fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

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Order

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Emmanuel Krishnan

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
10/12/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held