Mr Anthony Morris

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA40198

Interim Order: Imposed on 29 Sep 2017

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 03/02/2020 End: 17:00 11/02/2020

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

On 26 August 2016, whilst registered as a Paramedic and employed by North West Ambulance Service, you attended Service User A and you:

1. Made the following inappropriate comments:

a) You requested an amber level ambulance backup 'for my own sanity', or words to that effect;

b) Regarding not lifting Service User A, you asked if Service User A's family would pay your mortgage if you hurt your back, or words to that effect;

c) You made comments to the effect that Service User A was not unwell, or was feigning illness;

d) You told Service User A to 'come on' and 'get up', or words to that effect, when she collapsed.

2. Did not communicate appropriately with Service User A and/or her family, in that:

a) Following Service User A's collapse, you did not update Service User A's family before transporting Service User A to the hospital;

b) You did not inform Service User A of her potential diagnoses and the risks associated with those.

3. Did not complete and/or record an adequate clinical assessment and/or examination.

4. Walked Service User A to the ambulance, despite her being tachypnoeic and/or without offering appropriate assistance.

5. Did not provide care to Service User A in a timely manner following her collapse.

6. Informed your employer that care was provided to Service User A in a timely manner following her collapse, when this was not the case.

7. Your actions as described at paragraph 6 above were dishonest.

8. Your actions as described at paragraphs 1 - 5 above amounted to misconduct and/or lack of competence.

9. Your actions as described at paragraphs 6-7 above amounted to misconduct.

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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

The hearing adjourned part-heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

This hearing is joined with the hearing of Ms Lisa Chadwick.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Anthony Morris

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
30/06/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
22/06/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
05/03/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
03/02/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
09/12/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
10/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
21/06/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
22/01/2019 Investigating Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
24/10/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice
26/03/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension