Dr Rajshree Weston
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Whilst registered as a Practitioner Psychologist:
1. In relation to Service User A:
a) Between approximately 2014 and March 2017 you maintained contact with Service User A after Service User A had ceased to be under your clinical care.
b) On or around 5 May 2016 you had a telephone conversation with a member of Service User A’s treatment team regarding your scheduled visit on 9 May 2016 and you:
i. Requested confidential information regarding Service User A including:
a. Details of Service User A’s Section 17 leave; and
b. Details of her prescribed medication.
ii. Stated that Service User A did not require escorts
iii. Requested that Service User A's Section 17 leave be reviewed that day;
iv. Requested that there be no escorts during your visit.
c) On or around 6 May 2016 you had a telephone conversation with a member of Service User A’s treatment team regarding your scheduled visit on 9 May 2016 and you:
i. Stated that “If observing staff are going to be present, I will not attend” or words to that effect;
ii. Requested confidential information regarding Service User A’s Section 17 leave;
iii. Stated “This is not a standard friendship I am an ongoing supporting professional previously involved in [Service User A]’s care” or words to that effect.
d) On or around 9th May 2016 you visited Service User A and you:
i. Suggested that Service User A's care team should "make allowances" for you or words to that effect;
ii. Did not acknowledge the care team’s concerns about Service User A’s perception of your relationship with Service User A;
iii. Requested confidential information about Service User A from Service User A's care team;
iv. Expressed dissatisfaction at having to comply with the hospital’s policies around visit times and protected meal times;
v. When advised that it would not be appropriate to bring your boyfriend to a visit you stated "it wouldn’t be a problem because of who I am" or words to that effect;
vi. Told Service User A that the Psychologist and Ward Doctor said [Service User A] would "freak out" if you [the Registrant] brought your boyfriend with you, or words to that effect;
vii. Asked Service User A why Service User A didn’t want to meet your boyfriend and suggested that you would bring him next time "just to see how it goes" or words to that effect;
viii. Told Service User A that you would not be able to talk properly with Service User A whilst the observing staff were present, or words to that effect;
ix. Suggested that it might be possible for Service User A to move to your practice area or words to that effect;
x. Encouraged Service User A to request unescorted Section 17 leave;
xi. Asked Service User A if your "weekly sessions were helping" or words to that effect.
e) On or around 23 May 2016 you informed Service User A that your boyfriend had committed suicide.
f) In June 2016, during a weekly telephone conversation you told Service User A that you missed your boyfriend.
g) Not proved.
h) On or around 5 November 2016 you attended Service User A’s family home during Service User A's Section 17 leave:
i. Without prior discussion or agreement from Service User A's treating hospital;
ii. Suggested during the visit that Service User A should move to Cambridge after Service User A is discharged;
iii. Not proved. [HCPC offered no evidence]
iv Not proved.
i) On an unknown date told Service User A that you didn’t think Service User A had Autism Spectrum Disorder ("ASD") despite that fact that Service User A had recently been assessed and diagnosed. [HCPC offered no evidence]
j) On or around 25th November 2016 you told Service User A that you wanted to be present at an assessment for a specialist ASD service and / or you wanted to be part of the deciding panel, or words to that effect.
k) Not proved.
2. The matters set out in paragraph 1 constitute 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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History of Hearings for Dr Rajshree Weston
|Date||Panel||Hearing type||Outcomes / Status|
|13/03/2019||Conduct and Competence Committee||Review Hearing||Hearing has not yet been held|
|28/09/2018||Conduct and Competence Committee||Final Hearing||Suspended|
|03/09/2018||Conduct and Competence Committee||Final Hearing||Adjourned part heard|