Mrs Alice Treharne

Profession: Speech and language therapist

Registration Number: SL09664

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 22/08/2019 End: 17:00 02/09/2019

Location: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service, 405 Kennington Road, London

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

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During the course of your employment as a Speech and Language Therapist with East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust between 12 April 2010 and 26 July 2016, you:

  1. In relation to Patient A:

a) did not undertake and/or record a review with Patient A between 13 March 2016 and 30 March 2016;

b) did not undertake and/or record an assessment of Patient A's swallow between 30 March 2016 and 13 April 2016;

c) did not record the rationale behind your alteration to Patient A's diet following an assessment on 13 March 2016;

d) did not undertake and/or record undertaking a comprehensive communication assessment with Patient A, which:

i. resulted in Patient A, Patient A's family and Patient A's carers not being provided with advice on how to best facilitate communication;

ii. may have led to an inappropriate decision being made regarding Patient A's mental capacity and/or communication diagnosis.

2. Did not undertake and/or record assessments in relation to:

a) Patient B, on 1 and/or 2 December 2015;

b) Patient C, on 26 and 30 November 2015 and/or 2 December 2015;

c) Patient D, on 2 and/or 3 December 2015;

d) Patient E, on 1 December 2015;

e) patient F, on 18, 23, 24 and 25 November 2015 and/or 2 and 3 December 2015;

f) patient G, on 4 December 2015;

g) patient H, on 30 November 2015;

h) patient I, on 4 December 2015;

i) patient J, on 18, 25 and 27 November 2015 and/or 2 December 2015.

3. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 and 2 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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


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Reconvened hearing is to take place on -

Thursday 22 - Friday 23 August 2019;

Tuesday 27 - Friday 30 August 2019 and;

Monday 2 September 2019.


Day one will begin at 10:00am, and all subsequent days are to start at 9:30am.


Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mrs Alice Treharne

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
22/08/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
18/03/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard