Mr Maclane Mudenda

Profession: Radiographer

Registration Number: RA54317

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 04/02/2019 End: 17:00 13/02/2019

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 Radiographer and working as a Locum Sonographer for InHealth Limited between 16 December 2015 and 27 June 2016:

1. In relation to Patient A:

a) you did not perform an upper abdominal scan;

b) you sent a blank report to the referrer when the clinical findings were urgent;

c) you did not mark the report as urgent.

2. In relation to Patient C:

a) you did not respect the patient’s dignity, in that you left the door open whilst she was undressing;

b) you did not identify the thickened endometrial lining measuring 10mm;

c) in light of not identifying the pathology in (b) you did not appropriately escalate the patient, in that you did not recommend an urgent specialist pathway referral;

3. In relation to Patient D:

a) you did not measure the degree of proximal retraction;

b) you inaccurately identified and recorded that there was a full rupture of the SS tendon;

4. In relation to Patient E, you incorrectly recorded the measurements on the images in your report;

5. In relation to Patient F, your clinical findings in your report were not supported by the images;

6. In relation to Patient G, your findings in your report were not supported by the images;

7. In relation to Patient H you did not include the maximum AP diameter measurement of the focal thickening in your report;

8. In relation to Patient J, you recorded the measurements of the haematoma, not the tear;

9. In relation to Patient M:

a) you described findings of full thickness tears, but did not include this in your report conclusion;

b) you did not refer the patient to a specialist;

10. In relation to Patient N:

a) the images you recorded were inadequate and/or poor quality;

b) you did not follow protocol to accurately image the patient’s bladder, in that you did not ask the patient to drink fluids and return for a further scan;

11. In relation to Patient O, you did not appropriately escalate the patient in light of your clinical findings, in that you did not refer the patient to a specialist;

12. In relation to Patient P:

a) you did not perform and/or record a scan of the patient’s urinary bladder;

b) you did not follow a request from the GP to perform an abdominal and pelvic scan;

c) you did not accurately report your findings;

13. In relation to Patient Q, you did not accurately report your findings, in that you did not record a cyst on the patient’s right ovary and/or free fluid;

14. In relation to Patient S, you did not advise the GP to undertake a specialist referral for further tests and/or imaging;

15. In relation to Patient T:

a) you did not accurately measure the ovarian cyst on the images;

b) in light of your clinical findings in (a) you did not appropriately escalate the patient, in that you did not recommend and/or arrange a follow-up scan;

16. Your actions described at particulars 1 to 15 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence;

17. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence 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 Mr Maclane Mudenda

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
04/02/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held