Miss Fiona Turner

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA31155

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 26/11/2019 End: 17:00 05/12/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

Whist registered as a Paramedic and employed by South Central Ambulance Service, you:

1) On 16 May 2017:

a) Inappropriately left Patient 1, at her home address despite complaining of chest pain and/or giving a history and showing ECG changes suggesting an Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) and active chest pain; and/or

b) Provided inappropriate ‘safety netting’ advice to Patient 1.

2) In relation to Colleague 1, behaved in an inappropriate manner towards him, in that you:

a) Stated to him 'It may be a custom in your country but you are over here now!' or words to that effect;

b) Raised your voice at him on one or more occasions;

c) Made references to his Polish nationality without good cause;

d) On job A, made critical comments regarding his actions and about him in front of bystanders;

e) On 22 April 2017, stated to Colleague 2 'He does not need to know that!' in front of the patient;

f) On or around 16 March 2017, stated 'I have broken my ECA', or words to that effect;

g) On or around 9 May 2017, told him to '**** off!' and/or “Sit the **** down” during a Face to Face (“F2F”) assessment or words to that effect.

3) In relation to Colleague 3, behaved in an inappropriate manner, in that you:

a) In or around March 2017, you stated in front of a patient and his family members that you “cannot trust the opinion of an ECA” or words to that effect.

4) In relation to Colleague 4, on or around 9 February 2017, behaved in an inappropriate manner, in that you said to him or words to the effect of:

a) ‘**** off', on numerous occasions;

b) 'I told you, **** out from my station';

c) 'Just **** off from my station you bloody…foreigner';

d) 'Yes, we did meet once and you didn't impress me at all'

e) 'If you come over to my station and acting like a child banging ambulance you **** out from here';

f) 'No I not and no point me to talk because you not understand my anywhere you foreigner'.

5) In relation to Colleague 5, behaved in an inappropriate manner in that you said to him words to the effect of:

a) 'NO, I'm not taking the **** and I do not take orders from someone like you and I'm not being told to go home either'; and

b) 'Would never take orders from someone as low as you' or words to that effect.

6) In relation to Colleague 6, behaved in an inappropriate manner in that you said to him:

a) 'Are you stupid or deaf, I told you to leave all bags on the ambulance'.

7) The matters described at particular 1(a) and (b) constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

8) The matters described at particulars 2 - 6 constitute misconduct.

9) 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

This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Fiona Turner

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
19/08/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Conditions of Practice
26/11/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard