Ms Beth Bowen

Profession: Speech and language therapist

Registration Number: SL06130

Hearing Type: Interim Order Application

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 08/03/2021 End: 17:00 08/03/2021

Location: This hearing will take place virtually

Panel: Investigating Committee
Outcome: Interim Conditions of Practice

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Order: The Panel directs the Registrar to impose the following conditions of practice on the registration of Beth Bowen for a period of 18 months in terms of Article 31 of the Health Professions Order 2001.

1. You must not deviate from the protocol for Dysphagia practice followed by the Speech & Language Therapy service within which you work unless given formal written permission from your Supervisor.

2. You must promptly inform the HCPC if you cease to be employed by your current employer or take up any other or further employment.

3. You must promptly inform the HCPC of any disciplinary proceedings taken against you by your employer.

4. You must inform the following parties that your registration is subject to these conditions:

a) any organisation or person employing or contracting with you to undertake professional work;
b) any agency you are registered with or apply to be registered with (at the time of application); and
c) any prospective employer (at the time of your application).

5. You must place yourself and remain under the supervision of a clinical supervisor registered by the HCPC as a Speech & Language Therapist and supply details of your supervisor to the HCPC within 2 weeks of the Operative Date. You must attend upon that supervisor as required and follow their advice and recommendations.

6. You must confine your practice to a supported and structured Speech & Language Therapy team environment.

7. You must work with your supervisor to formulate a Personal Development Plan designed to address the following areas of your practice:

• Dysphagia assessment
• Case load management
• Record keeping
8. Within three months of the Operative Date you must forward a copy of your Personal Development Plan to the HCPC and 14 days before any review hearing.

9. You must meet with your supervisor on a weekly basis to consider your progress towards achieving the aims set out in your Personal Development Plan.

10. You must allow your supervisor to provide information to the HCPC about your progress towards achieving the aims set out in your Personal Development Plan.

a) By 1 August 2021 you must:
• satisfactorily complete training in Dysphagia;
• forward a copy of your certification of completion and/or results to the HCPC.


An investigating committee panel Interim order application took place via video-link on Monday 8 March 2021 and Interim Conditions of Practice were imposed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Beth Bowen

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
08/03/2021 Investigating Committee Interim Order Application Interim Conditions of Practice