Mr Daniel R Windust

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA25355

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 04/11/2019 End: 17:00 15/11/2019

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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Allegation

Whilst registered as a Paramedic, and during the course of your employment at South Central Ambulance Service, you:

1. Behaved in an inappropriate manner in that you:

a) On or around 6th may 2017, exposed your genital piercing, or an item purported to be your genital piercing, to Colleague A

b) Between 1st and 21st May 2017 you had inappropriate sexually explicit conversations with Colleague B and/or Colleague C in that you:

i. Said that Person X has been sleeping around and drinking to excess or words to that effect.

ii. Discussed sexual positions, oral sex and how you liked piercings or words to that effect

c) On or around 8th May 2017, you exposed your penis and genital piercing to Colleague C

d) On or around 8th May 2017, you said to Colleague E "you would **** her wouldn't you", or words to that effect, about Colleague D

e) On or around 8th May 2017, you said to Colleague D that Person X had been "******* someone else" or words to that effect

f) On or around 5th July 2017, you exposed your underwear to Colleague G

g) On or around 30 March 2018:

i. Told a third party that your colleagues were "two young blondes you can meet, one of them is single" or words to that effect;

ii. Stated to a third party "Colleague O is single and good looking" or words to that effect

2. On or around 31 May 2017, you attended a call out to Patient Y, a young child with shortness of breath, and you:

a) Allowed a junior colleague to travel with the patient in the back of the ambulance while you drove

b) Continued to take demographic information on scene instead of obtaining it en route to the hospital

c) Did not send a pre-alert to hospital

d) Did not drive to the hospital under emergency conditions

3) On or around 3 July 2017, you:

a) Asked Colleague J that he was going to write in his statement about the call out to Patient Y

b) Stated to Colleague J that "if it was the other way round, I would have your back" or words to that effect

c) Told Colleague J your version of events of the call out to Patient Y

4) Your actions as described in paragraph 3 were an attempt to influence the statement Colleague J was going to provide about the call out to Patient Y

5) On or around 15 March 2018 you attended incident S1803151499 and you:

a) Behaved in an inappropriate and/or unprofessional manner in that you:

 i. Disclosed information about your personal life to the patient

 ii. Shared information about the patient's business on your social media

b) Did not obtain and/or record a full set of observations of the patient

c) Did not highlight the refusal box on the patient record

d) Did not arrange a suitable care/safeguarding package for the patient

6) On or around 8 April 2018 you:

a) Behaved in an inappropriate manner in that you made verbal threats of harm towards a colleague

b) Attended incident S1804080909 and:

i. Didn't take any base line observations

ii. Didn't complete the electronic Patient Record (ePR)

iii. Did not arrange a suitable care/safeguarding package for the patient.

7) The matters set out in paragraphs 1-6 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

8) By reason of misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practice is impaired.

 

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing has adjourned, with no evidence heard.

The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Daniel R Windust

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
04/11/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned