Mr Miguel Martin Garcia

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH74080

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 12/04/2021 End: 17:00 16/04/2021

Location: Virtual hearing - via video conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing has not yet been held

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Allegation

From around January 2018, recruited NHS patients receiving treatment at Liverpool Women’s Hospital for an independent research study, but:

a) The independent research study was not authorised by the Trust;

b) The recruitment of the Trust’s patients was not authorised by the Trust;

c) You did not obtain ethical approval from the Trust to conduct the independent research study;

d) You used the Trust’s logo on consent forms for the independent research study without the Trust’s consent to do so;

e) By using the Trust’s logo, you intended to mislead and /or misled patients into believing the treatment was being conducted by and approved by the Trust.

2. During the independent research study, you breached patient confidentiality and data
protection in that you;

a) Did not obtain patient consent for patients’ data to be used as part of the independent
research study;

b) Transferred patient data between the Trust and the private treatment centre without patient consent;

c) Did not seek and / or obtain a data sharing or transfer agreement for the use of the Trust’s patient data for the independent research study.

3. Used the Trust’s resources and the Trust’s outpatient appointments to conduct the independent research study without authorisation by the Trust.

4. The matters described in paragraphs 1(d) and 1(e) were dishonest.

5. The matters described in paragraphs 1-4 constitute misconduct.

6. 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 Mr Miguel Martin Garcia

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
12/04/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held