Mr Christopher Milton

Profession: Biomedical scientist

Registration Number: BS70104

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 01/07/2019 End: 17:00 04/07/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

Allegation:

Whilst employed at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the capacity of Biomedical Scientist, you:

1) On the 28 April 2017:

    a) Replenished 3 units of emergency O Positive Sample Blood with 3 units of A Positive Sample Blood

    b) Recorded the incorrect blood group on two prescription sheets

2) Between 13 April 2017 and 4 May 2017:

    a) Recorded the wrong expiry date on Telepath for a Fresh Frozen Plasma unit

    b) Labelled a sample as “Infant of Patient E”, instead of correct label of “Patient E”

3) On the 15 May 2017:

    a) Recorded the results of Patient C’s blood test under Patient D’s specimen number

    b) Recorded the blood group of Patient C’s Blood as A Negative when results found the blood group to be B positive

4) On the 16 July 2017, did not update Patient B’s telepath entry with the results of the Non Spec Antibody Test you had performed.

5) On the 25 July 2017:

    a) Did not follow Standard Operating Procedure when performing an Antibody Identification on Patient A’s blood sample;

    b) When performing an Antibody Identification on Patient A’s blood sample, found the IAT panel to be Negative, when this was not the case;

    c) When performing an Antibody Identification on Patient A’s blood sample, found the Enzyme IAT panel to be positive, when this was not the case.

6) The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 5 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

7) 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

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

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Christopher Milton

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
18/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
01/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
05/04/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
14/01/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
24/10/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
25/04/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Interim Conditions of Practice