Miss Sarah Neita

Profession: Occupational therapist

Registration Number: OT52913

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 25/02/2020 End: 17:00 25/02/2020

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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Allegations as found proven at the final hearing
Between 5 May 2010 and 28 March 2012, during the course of your employment as an Occupational Therapist at the Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust:
1. You demonstrated poor record keeping and/or record keeping that was not undertaken within the required timescales, in that:
a. On or around 17 October 2011, you:
(i) Had not written a report for a child who had been allocated to you on or around 11 November 2010;
(ii) Not Proved;
b. Not Proved:
(i) Not Proved
(ii) Not Proved
(iii) Not Proved
c. In March 2012 you did not complete the relevant paperwork following assessments with 3 children for 4 weeks or more;
d. In relation to Case 1:
(i) Not Proved; 
(ii) You did not send the Occupational Therapy report to the child’s school in time for the child’s annual review on or around 30 June 2010;
(iii) Not Proved; and
(iv) You did not write any progress notes regarding the school visit you made on or around 28 March 2011.
e. In relation to Case 2, allocated to you on or around 11 August 2011;
(i) You did not complete the required assessments until 5 October 2011; and
(ii) You did not send the child’s report until on or around 18 January 2012;
f. In relation to Case 3, you did not write any notes for the handwriting groups which were held on or around 13 June 2011 and 22 June 2011.
g. Not Proved.
h. Not Proved.
i. Not Proved;
2. You did not demonstrate satisfactory clinical practice in that in relation to Case
1, you failed to follow up on your recommendation for a weighted hand splint.
3. Did not respect the confidentiality of service users, during the course of your employment and after you had resigned from Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust you:
a. Took with you a number of documents which contained confidential children/family
information and kept them at your home;
4. Not Proved.
5. The matters described in paragraphs 1, 2 and 4 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.
6. The matters described in paragraph 3 constitutes misconduct.
7. By reason of that misconduct and/or lack of competence, your fitness to practise is impaired.


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Sarah Neita

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
25/02/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
21/02/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Conditions of Practice
27/10/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Conditions of Practice
20/02/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Conditions of Practice