Mr Christopher J Elliott

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH50891

Interim Order: Imposed on 11 Feb 2016

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 24/06/2019 End: 17:00 03/07/2019

Location: Etc Venues, Avonmouth House, 6 Avonmouth Street, London SE1 6NX

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

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Allegation

Whilst working as a Physiotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council:

  1. During a session with Service User A on or around 14 August 2015 you:

   a) Did not respect Service User A’s dignity in that you did not:

       i. leave the room and/or turn your back when Service User A removed her leggings

      ii. offer Service User A something to cover her groin area

   b) Touched Service User A without clinical justification and/or consent in that

   you:

      i. Put your hands inside Service User A’s knicker line

      ii. Put your hand onto and/or touched Service User A’s genitals

      iii. Moved your hand underneath Service User A’s buttock near her anus

  c) Did not explain the clinical justification for your actions to Service User A

 

2. During a session with Service User A on or around 17 August 2015 you:

  a) Did not respect Service User A’s dignity in that you:

      i. did not offer Service User A something to cover Service User A’s breasts and/or groin   

     area

      ii. did not leave the room and/or turn your back when you asked Service User A to turn 

     over

  b) Touched Service User A without clinical justification and/or consent in that you:

     i. passed your hands underneath and/or through Service User A’s knickers

     ii. Touched and/or massaged Service User A’s pubic area close to Service User A’s vagina  

     iii. Undid Service User A’s bra strap and moved Service User A’s arms through the straps

     iv. Put your hand(s) inside Service User A’s bra cup

     v. Touched and/or massaged Service User A’s breasts

  c) Did not explain the clinical justification for your actions to Service User A

 

3. Your actions at paragraphs 1(a), 1(b), 2(a) and/or 2(b) were sexually motivated.

4. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 3 constitute misconduct.

5. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

 

 

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

Final hearing of the Conduct and Competence Committee taking place at Avonmouth house from Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June 2019 and Monday 1st July to Wednesday 3rd July 2019 at 10:00am on day 1 and 09.30 am between days 2 and 8. 

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Christopher J Elliott

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
24/06/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
21/05/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
01/02/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
09/11/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
19/06/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
15/02/2018 Investigating committee Final Hearing Interim Suspension
17/11/2017 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
27/07/2017 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
02/05/2017 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
10/02/2017 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension