As found proven at the final hearing on 7 September 2018:
Between 11 March 2013 and 18 November 2014, during the course of your employment as a Speech and Language Therapist by the Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust:
1. On or around the 02 October 2014, during and/or following a visit to Patient B:
i. you did not contact the GP service to update them of the outcome of a second food trial;
ii. you did not record complete clinical notes in relation to the visit, within the required timescales;
iii. you contacted the GP service and discussed ‘feed at risk’ and/or ‘enteral feeding’ without getting advice from a senior speech and language therapist;
iv. you did not document a telephone call with a senior speech and language therapist and/or the clinical advice which was given;
v. you did not set goals within your follow up notes;
vi. you did not record the outcome of the session in the East Kent Outcome System (EKOS).
2. You did not keep accurate and/or contemporaneous records, in that:
a) In or around October 2013 or November 2013, in relation to Patient C, you recorded the patient had declined an assessment when this was incorrect.
b) Between August and November 2014 you did not record complete notes for the following patients in a timely manner;
i. Patient H;
ii. Patient I;
iii. Patient J;
iv. Patient K.
c) On or around 9 October 2013 you duplicated notes for Patient L.
d) In relation to Patient I, you did not document when the following were sent:
i. a letter sent to the GP.
ii. a fax sent to the GP. 3
e) Following a visit to Patient G on or around 9 April 2014, you did not complete the patient follow up document within 24 hours.
3. In or around October 2014, you inappropriately took home patient notes belonging to Patients D, E and/or F.
4. The matters described in paragraphs 1 – 3 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.
5. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.