Miss Rowena Prior

Profession: Operating department practitioner

Registration Number: ODP33135

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 24/05/2021 End: 17:00 28/05/2021

Location: Virtual via Video Conference

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

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As a registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP33135), your fitness to practice is impaired by reason of your misconduct. In that:

1. On or around 18 May 2019, you:

a) Undertook secondary paid employment at the Spire Leicester Hospital whilst absent from work due to sickness, and receiving sick pay from your substantive employment at Kettering General Hospital.

b) You attended for work at Spire Leicester Hospital while declared as not fit for work by your GP on a fit note dated 8 May 2019 to 3 June 2019, thereby putting patients at risk.

2. On or around 5 June 2019, you falsely answered, ‘no’, when you were asked if you had worked anywhere else in a secondary organisation or role whilst being on long term sick.

3. Your conduct in allegations 1 and 2 above was dishonest.

4. The matters set out in allegations 1, 2 and 3 constitute misconduct.

5. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practice is impaired.


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This is a Final Hearing taking place virtually on Monday 24 May 2021 to Friday 28 May 2021 

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Rowena Prior

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
24/05/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held