Miss Afsana Begum
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By reason of your physical and/or mental health your fitness to practise as a Radiographer is impaired.
Hearing to be heard in private
1. Ms Bagott, on behalf of the HCPC, invited the Panel to consider whether the whole of the hearing should be held in private, given that the hearing was to be held before a Panel of the Health Committee and that the evidence to be adduced related primarily to the Registrant’s health. The Registrant agreed with the proposal that the entirety of the hearing should be heard in private.
2. Having heard and accepted the advice of the Legal Assessor, the Panel decided that it was justified to hold the entirety of the hearing in private in order to protect the private life of the Registrant. The Panel had regard to the fact that it had been convened as a Panel of the Health Committee; that the allegation faced by the Registrant was that her fitness to practise is impaired by reason of her health; and that the evidence to be adduced primarily related to her health. The Panel considered that it was important that the Registrant felt safe and able to talk openly about her health. In these circumstances, the Panel determined that the information was of such a sensitive and personal nature that it should not be in the public domain, and that since such information was inextricably linked to all matters relating to this case, no part of the hearing should be in public. As such, this is the redacted public copy of the private decision.
The Registrar is directed to annotate the HCPC Register to show that, for a period of 12 months from the date that this Order takes effect (the Operative Date), you, Miss Afsana Begum, must comply with the following conditions of practice:
7. You must promptly inform the HCPC if you take up employment as a Radiographer.
8. You must place yourself under the supervision of a workplace supervisor, registered by the HCPC or other appropriate statutory regulator, and supply details of your supervisor to the HCPC within one month of obtaining employment as a Radiographer.
9. You must allow your supervisor to provide information to the HCPC.
10. You must promptly inform the HCPC of any disciplinary proceedings taken against you by your employer.
11. You must inform the following parties that your registration is subject to these conditions:
A. any organisation or person employing or contracting with you to undertake professional work as a Radiographer;
B. any agency you are registered with or apply to be registered with (at the time of application) as a Radiographer; and
C. any prospective employer (at the time of your application) employing or contracting with you to undertake professional work as a Radiographer.
This Order will be reviewed by 9 April 2021.
History of Hearings for Miss Afsana Begum
|Date||Panel||Hearing type||Outcomes / Status|
|11/03/2020||Health Committee||Final Hearing||Conditions of Practice|