Mr William Kidd

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL16390

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 28/06/2021 End: 09:30 01/07/2021

Location: This hearing will be held virtually via video conference

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

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Allegation

As a registered Practitioner Psychologist (PYL16390) your fitness to practise is impaired by
reason of misconduct. In that:


1. On or around 8 February 2016, you:


a. Did not communicate effectively and/or explain your intentions of assessing Person A
during the consultation.


b. Did not seek and/or obtain informed consent from Person A to:


i. carry out the assessment;

ii. document or record the sensitive personal information provided by Person A.


c. Did not respect Person A’s confidentiality by not giving the option on
whether Person A wanted her son and the social work assistant present during the
consultation.


d. Continued questioning Person A despite Person A showing signs of distress and requesting for the questions to stop.


e. Did not keep accurate records in that you did not record Person A’s objection to
questioning during the consultation.

 

2. The matters set out in allegation 1 above constitutes misconduct.

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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

Final Hearing - Conduct & Competence Committee

Monday 28 June - Thursday 01 July 2021 via video conference.

The first day begins at 10:00am, subsequent days begin at 09:30am.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr William Kidd

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
28/06/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held