Miss Valerie Burt

Profession: Occupational therapist

Registration Number: OT24855

Hearing Type: Voluntary Removal Agreement

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

Location: Virtual Hearing Via Video Conference

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

Please note that the decision can take up to 5 working days to be uploaded onto the HCPTS website. Please contact one of our Hearings Team Managers via tsteam@hcpts-uk.org or +44 (0)808 164 3084 if you require any further information.

 

Allegation

As a registered Occupational Therapist (OT24855) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of lack of competence. In that:

1. Between January 2017 and June 2018, whilst employed by Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, you did not meet the required standards expected as a band 6 Occupational Therapist, namely by:

a) You did not maintain adequate case records, namely;

i. You did not complete risk assessments
ii. You did not ensure care plans were updated
iii. You did not ensure patient records were kept updated on the Trust’s electronic recording system.

b) You did not provide adequate treatment to service users, namely; you did not ensure they were seen on a regular basis.

2. Between January 2019 and May 2019, whilst employed by Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, you did not meet the required standards expected as a band 5 Occupational Therapist, namely;

a) You did not maintain adequate case records, namely;

i. You did not ensure patient records were kept update on the Trust’s electronic recording system.
ii. You did not complete care plans to an appropriate standard

b) You made poor clinical judgements, namely you did not ensure plans were put into place to address concerns with service users.

3. Your actions at paragraphs 1 - 2 amount to lack of competence.

4. By reason of your lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

No notes available

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Valerie Burt

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