Mr Sunny Patel

Profession:

Registration Number: HAD02840

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 14/01/2019 End: 17:00 16/01/2019

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

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

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Allegation

Whilst registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Hearing Aid Dispenser, and during the course of your employment at Specsavers, you:

1. Saw Patient A on the following occasions and did not carry out an otoscopy and / or make a record of doing so:

a. 5 June 2017;

b. 20 June 2017.

2. Saw Patient B on or around 13 February 2017, and you:

a. tested Patient B’s hearing while there was too much wax in Patient B’s right ear.

b. did not complete an audiogram on the right hand side;

c. did not use masking on the right hand side;

d. did not offer to repair the existing hearing aids under warranty;

e. did not identify that Patient B had a referable condition, namely that there was a significant conductive element to her hearing loss on the right side, and/or take appropriate action in respect of the referable condition.

3. The matters described at paragraphs 1-2 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Sunny Patel

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
14/01/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held