Miss Mwaiwao L Kapito

Profession: Radiographer

Registration Number: RA65012

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 09/12/2019 End: 17:00 10/12/2019

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

Panel: Health Committee
Outcome: Suspended

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Allegation

1. Your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of your physical and/or mental health.

 

Finding

Preliminary Issues

1. Mr Bridges made an application for the entire hearing to take place in private to protect the private life of the Registrant. The Registrant supported that application. The Panel took into account the relevant HCPTS practice note and accepted the advice of the Legal Assessor. The Panel noted that the case concerned the Registrant’s health and decided that the entire hearing should take place in private.


2. Accordingly this decision is redacted.

Order

Order: The Registrar is directed to suspend the name of Mwaiwao L Kapito for a period of 12 months from the date this Order comes into effect.

Notes

Interim Order

1. Mr Bridges made an application for an Interim Suspension Order for a period of 18 months to cover the appeal period or until any appeal lodged has been determined.
2. The Panel noted Mr Bridges’ submissions and accepted the advice of the Legal Assessor.
3. Given the Panel’s findings, it would be inconsistent with the need for public protection and the wider public interest not to impose some form of interim order.
4. The imposition of an Interim Conditions of Practice Order would be inconsistent with the Panel’s decision to impose a Suspension Order by way of sanction.
5. The Panel therefore makes an Interim Suspension Order under Article 31(2) of the Health Professions Order 2001, the same being necessary for the protection of the public and in the public interest, having regard to the Panel’s findings of fact and determination as to impairment and sanction.
6. This Order will expire: (if no appeal is made against the Panel’s decision and Order) upon the expiry of the period during which such an appeal could be made; (if an appeal is made against the Panel’s decision and Order) the final determination of that appeal. This Interim [Suspension] Order is made for the maximum period of 18 months.

 

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Mwaiwao L Kapito

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
09/12/2019 Health Committee Final Hearing Suspended