Dr Claire V M Evans-Williams

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL32776

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 16/11/2020 End: 17:00 16/11/2020

Location: This hearing is held virtually via video conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: No further action

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Allegation

Whilst registered with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist, you;

1. [Not Proved]

2. Acted outside of your scope of practice in that you;

a. Accepted instructions to complete a Clinical Forensic Assessment Report in respect of Service User A

b. Carried out a Clinical Forensic Assessment of Service User A on or around 3 July 2017

c. Completed a Clinical Forensic Assessment Report dated 9 July 2017 in respect of Service User A

d. [Not Proven]

3. Did not carry out an adequate risk assessment of Service User A in that you;

a. Did not obtain and/or seek to obtain any;

i. documents relating to the court proceedings

ii. medical records

b. Did not utilise any and/or an appropriate risk assessment too

4. Advised that Service User A was at low risk of re-offending, despite any or each of the failures at 3 above

5. Used the title ‘Consultant Clinical Psychologist’ in the following documents when you were not entitled to do so;

a. Autism Spectrum Disorders Diagnostic Assessment Report relating to Service User A dated 6 July 2017

b. Clinical Forensic Assessment Report relating to Service User A dated 9 July 2017

c. Letter relating to ‘Re: Psychological reports pertaining to Service User A’ dated 11 July 2017

d. Therapy Progress Report dated 27 July 2017

e. Curriculum Vitae dated 9 July 2017

6. In your Curriculum Vitae dated 9 July 2017 you incorrectly stated that;

a. You were the Lead Clinical Psychologist, Forfar Community Mental Health Service between August 2016 and March 2017.

b. [Not Proven]

c. You were the CPD co-ordinator for NHS Tayside, Psychological Services from 2015

7. Your actions at paragraphs 5 and/or 6 were;

a. Misleading

b. Dishonest

8. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 to 7 constitute misconduct.

9. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Dr Claire V M Evans-Williams

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
16/11/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing No further action
13/07/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended
03/02/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard