Ms Carol Summers

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA32786

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 18/01/2021 End: 17:00 22/01/2021

Location: Hearing taking place virtually

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

Whilst employed at London Ambulance Service NHS Trust and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Paramedic, you:


1. Attended jobs where the Transport Arrived Time button was not pressed upon arrival at hospital 23 out of 40 times (58%) during January 2018, resulting in a total unaccounted time loss of 9 hours and 43 minutes.


2. On 24 January 2018, in relation to CAD 2827, delayed confirming you had completed a job for approximately 30 minutes.


3. On 25th January 2018, on CAD2758 with a sickle cell patient in crisis, you were part of a crew that:


a. Arrived at Newham University Hospital at 1514hrs according to AVLS, however the Arrived at Hospital time is recorded as 1537hrs.


b. Recorded a Clinical Handover time of 1548, however hospital records show a Clinical Handover time of 1529 hrs.


4. On 27th January 2018, on CAD 3270, a call for a patient that had been vomiting, you were part of a crew that:


a. Arrived at Newham University Hospital at 1629hrs according to AVLS, however the Arrived at Hospital time is recorded as 1646hrs.


b. Recorded a Clinical Handover Time of 1650hrs, however hospital records show a Clinical Handover time of 1633hrs.


c. Recorded a Patient Handover Time of 1655hrs, however the hospital records show a Clinical Handover Time of 1639hrs.


5. The matters set out at 1 – 3 constitute dishonesty.


6. The matters set out at 1 – 4 constitute misconduct.


7. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise impaired.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

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

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Carol Summers

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
18/01/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard