Mr Andrea Franchini

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH105028

Interim Order: Imposed on 02 Feb 2017

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 27/05/2021 End: 17:00 28/05/2021

Location: This hearing will take place virtually

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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Allegation

Whilst registered as a Physiotherapist:

1. On or around 10 August 2016 during an appointment with Service User A you:

a) Not proved

b) Did not cover Service User A’s breasts

c) Did not obtain informed consent in that you did not fully explain your actions to Service User A

d) Massaged and/or touched around Service User A’s breasts

e) Massaged and/or touched down between the middle of Service User A’s breasts

f) Massaged and/or touched under Service User A’s breasts on the rib cage

g) Massaged and/or touched Service User A’s breasts

h) Touched Service User A’s nipples with your forearms and/or upper wrists

i) Not proved

j) Rubbed up and down Service User A’s arms

k) Not proved

2. On or around 31 May 2016 during an appointment with Service User B you:

a) Did not obtain informed consent in that you did not fully explain your actions to Service User B

b) Touched and / or massaged Service User B’s breast

c) Put your hand inside Service User B’s bra

d) Pressed your chest up against Service User B’s back and / or shoulder

e) You breathed onto Service User B’s neck and / or down her chest

3. Your actions at paragraphs 1 and/or 2 were without clinical justification

4. Not proved

5. The matters set out in paragraphs 1 - 4 constitute misconduct.

6. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

 

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing has adjourned, with no evidence heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Andrea Franchini

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
26/08/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
01/06/2021 Investigating Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
27/05/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned
18/12/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
25/09/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
02/07/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
10/12/2019 Investigating Committee Interim Order Application Interim Suspension
10/07/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Caution