Miss Maria-Paz Olivares Penroz

Profession: Radiographer

Registration Number: RA49958

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 03/02/2020 End: 17:00 06/02/2020

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

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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Whilst registered as a Radiographer and during the course of your employment as a Senior Radiographer with HCA Healthcare UK, you:

1. On or around 28 April 2018, accessed Colleague A’s patient record without her consent and/or when you were not actively involved in delivering care or related clinical services to her.

2. On or around 16 April 2018, carried out a CT Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis scan on Patient B instead of a CT Abdomen and Pelvis Scan.

3. On or around 24 April 2018, after identifying concerns about the functioning of the scanner during a CT scan for Patient C, you stopped the scan but did not test the equipment after the
initial fault in the first scan before re-scanning Patient C.

4. On or around 14 May 2018, for Patient D:

a. did not adequately undertake the Stop and Pause Royal College of
Radiologists checks;

b. carried out a CT scan on her right wrist rather than an MRI scan.

5. The matters set out in particulars 1 –4 above constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

6. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.


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This hearing adjourned, with no evidence heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Maria-Paz Olivares Penroz

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
03/02/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned
15/05/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Caution