Mrs Jean A Picton-Bentley

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH29680

Interim Order: Imposed on 12 May 2017

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 16/07/2019 End: 17:00 19/07/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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Allegation

Whilst employed by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in the capacity as a Physiotherapist, you:

1. In relation to Patient 1:
a) You did not conduct and/or record one or more of the following on one or more of the dates set out in schedule 1:

I. adequate assessments;
II. adequate physiotherapy intervention;
III. management advice.

b) You did not escalate and/or record escalating clinical issues to the Multi- Disciplinary Team (MDT) on one or more of the occasions set out in schedule 1.

c) You did not follow their seizure care plan on one or more of the following dates:

I. 8 February 2016
II. 25 February 2016
III. 14 March 2016.

d) You did not complete a falls risk assessment and management plan on one or more of the following dates:

I. 11 Feb 2016
II. 9 March 2016

e) On 14 March 2016 you treated Patient 1 alone in his bedroom and did not ensure and/or did not record that another practitioner was present.

2. In relation to Patient 2:
a) you did not conduct and/or record one or more of the following actions on one or more of the dates set out in schedule 2:
I. adequate assessments
II. adequate physiotherapy intervention
III. management advice

b) You did not escalate clinical incidents to the MDT and/or record you had done so on one or more of the following dates:

I. 14 March 2016
II. 1 April 2016
III. 21 April
IV. 25 April
V. 9 May 2016

 c) You did not provide clear clinical reasoning or rationale on 9 May 2015 when you massaged the patient’s breast tissue.

d) On 20 or 21 April 2016 you attended Patient 2 but did not write the notes up until 25 April 2016.

3. Did not report Patient 3’s suicide attempts to the MDT when you became aware of them.

4. Did not report when Patient 4 said that “he wish he taken the opportunity yesterday with his few hours of freedom to kill himself” or words to that effect to the MDT.

5. Your actions described at particulars 1 to 4 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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

Schedule 1
a) 27 January 2016
b) 01 February 2016
c) 15 February 2016
d) 17 February 2016
e) 18 February 2016
f) 25 February 2016
g) 29 February 2016
h) 9 March 2016
i) 11 April 2016

Schedule 2
a) 14 March 2016
b) 1 April 2016
c) 25 April 2016

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing has adjourned, with no evidence heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mrs Jean A Picton-Bentley

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
07/10/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
05/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
16/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned
24/04/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
01/02/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
23/10/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Adjourned
25/07/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
24/04/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
01/02/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
09/11/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice