Mr Paul Alan Rudge

Profession: Operating department practitioner

Registration Number: ODP15081

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 23/09/2019 End: 17:00 26/09/2019

Location: Copthorne Hotel, Paradise Circus, Birmingham, B3 3HJ, West Midlands

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

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During the course of your employment as an Operating Department Practitioner at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust you:

1. On a number of occasions, demonstrated inappropriate and/or unprofessional behaviour towards your colleagues, which included:

a) In relation to Colleague 1, on various occasions during 2016, you:

i. touched Colleague 1’s genitals;

ii. touched Colleague 1’s backside;

iii. told Colleague 1 that you would “take you round the back and bend you”, or words to that effect;

iv. asked Colleague 1 if he “Would like Colleague 3 to give you a blow job?”, or words to that effect.

b) In relation to Colleague 2, on various occasions during 2016, you:

i. said to Colleague 2, when she was leaning over a desk, “Oh my goodness sister, some things are worth losing your job for”, or words to that effect;

ii. asked Colleague 2 “When are you leaving your husband”, or words to that effect;

iii. pinched Colleague 2’s bottom.

c) In relation to Colleague 3, on various occasions during 2016, you:

i. asked Colleague 3, “is it time for us to have sex yet?”, or words to that effect;

ii. put your arm around Colleague 3.

iii. stated to a male patient “I’ve been with this girl for the entire morning, and I’ve been trying to get in her pants and obviously she must be gay or lesbian because I haven’t had success” or words to that effect.

d). In relation to Colleague 5, on various occasions, you:

i. hugged Colleague 5;

ii. joked about having a threesome with Colleague 5;

iii. simulated sex from behind with Colleague 5.

2. The matters as set out in paragraph 1 amounts to misconduct.

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


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Paul Alan Rudge

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
23/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held