Mrs Deena Best

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA34571

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 01/07/2019 End: 17:00 05/07/2019

Location: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service, 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 as a Paramedic and working for London Ambulance Service:

1. On or around 29 May 2017, you made the following comments to Person A and / or about Person A:

    a) “I don’t differentiate between people, I don’t like Muslims” or words to that effect.

    b) “Mosques are bloody popping up everywhere” or words to that effect

    c) “I don’t like him because he is a Muslim” or words to that effect

    d) “he looks like a bomber because of the way he dresses” or words to that effect.

2. On or around 03 June 2017 you said “I don’t want to talk to [Person A] because he’s a
Muslim” or words to that effect.

3. On unknown date(s) you :

    a) Said to Person A and/or Person B “he should be careful running with his Paramedic bag
as he could be mistaken for a bomber” or words to that effect.

    b) Called Person B “Osama” or words to that effect

    c) Told Person B to “shave his beard” or words to that effect

4. Your comments at paragraphs 1-3 were discriminatory

5. The matters described in paragraphs 1 - 4 amount to misconduct

6. By reason of that misconduct, 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 Mrs Deena Best

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
01/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held