Mr Dave Allen

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH63711

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 09:00 30/07/2018 End: 16:00 07/08/2018

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

 Whilst working at Tameside General Hospital:

1. During a session with patient A on or around 11 December 2014, you:

a. Said to Patient A: "Your body's really womanly, isn't it?" or words to that effect;

b. Said to Person B that Patient A "Had a womanly, curvaceous body" and/or "had nice curves" and/or "was nice and curvey" or words to that effect.

2. During a session with Patient A on or around 24 December 2014:

a. massage and/or touched Patient A's lower thoracic and/or lumbar spine

b. massaged and/or touched Patient A's latissimus dorsi

c. Asked Patient A to remove her bra;

d. Pressed your genitals on Patient A's hand and/or body;

e. Touched and/or massaged Patient A's breasts

f. told Patient A that she "smelled nice", or words to that effect

3. Your actions at 2a, 2b, 2c, and 2e were not clinically indicated and/or necessary

4. Did not make clinical notes of your session with Patient A on 24 December 2014

5. Did not obtain and/or record informed consent from Patient A on;

a. 11 December 2014 and/or

b. 24 December 2014

6. Your actions at paragraph 1 - 2 were sexually motivated.

7. The matters described in paragraphs 1 - 6 amounts to misconduct.

8. By reason of that misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

 

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Dave Allen

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
30/10/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
30/07/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
01/05/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Interim Suspension