Mrs Wendy Susan Rice

Profession: Social worker

Registration Number: SW58849

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 22/07/2019 End: 17:00 26/07/2019

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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Whilst registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Social Worker and during the course of your employment with Blackburn and Darwen Borough Council, you:


1) On or around 12 April 2018:

a) Sent confidential information relating to an Achieving Best Evidence interview in text messages to Service User J which compromised a police investigation.

b) Used inappropriate language within the text messages in that you called Service User J’s mother as ‘being a fucking cruel bitch’;

c) Had intended to send the text messages to Colleague A, who had previously been your manager, despite Colleague A having no involvement in Service User J’s case.


2) The matters set out at paragraph 1 amount to misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mrs Wendy Susan Rice

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
22/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held