Mr Mark W Cook-Abbott

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA02407

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 16/08/2021 End: 17:00 19/08/2021

Location: General Optical Council 10 Old Bailey London EC4M 7NG

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Whilst registered with the HCPC as a Paramedic, you;

1. Engaged in sexual activity with Person A without consent on or around 20 and/or 21 February 2017

2. Exercised controlling and/or coercive behaviour on or towards Person A
in that you:

a. Engaged in acts intended to control and isolate Person A, including:

i. Attempting to prevent Person A from having social contacts or attending social events;

ii. Attempting to prevent Person A from having time alone with her friends or family members;

iii. Monitoring and regulating Person A’s daily activities; and

iv. Taking control over Person A’s finances; and

b. Engaged in acts intended to humiliate and intimidate Person A, including:

i. Setting demeaning ‘terms and conditions’ for Person A to receive purchases or go on family trips; and

ii. Taking photographs and videos of Person A naked without Person A’s knowledge or consent.

3. Your actions at paragraphs 1 – 2 amount to Misconduct.

4. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.


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This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.


Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Mark W Cook-Abbott

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
16/08/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
27/04/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Interim Suspension
18/04/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Application Adjourned