Mr Deep M Patel

Profession: Hearing aid dispenser

Registration Number: HAD02544

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 10/05/2021 End: 17:00 13/05/2021

Location: Virtual Via Video Conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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 Hearing Aid Dispenser (HAD02544) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct, In that:

1. On 17 August 2018, you:

a. submitted a duplicate expenses claim to Specsavers Stratford for your subscription renewal to British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists;

b. In doing so, you obtained monies to the value of £220 to which you were not entitled.

2. On 13 November 2018, you;

a. submitted a duplicate expenses claim to Specsavers Wood Green for Amazon vouchers;

b. In doing so, you obtained monies to the value of £200 to which you were not entitled.

3. On the dates set out in Schedule A, you obtained monies to which you were not entitled, by processing refunds to your personal bank accounts from Specsavers Stratford and/or Specsavers Wood Green, to the value of £16,465.

4. On or around 8 March 2019 and/or 3 June 2019, you falsified patient records by recording refunds issued to your personal bank accounts as patient refunds

5. Your actions at paragraphs 1 – 4 were dishonest.

6. Your actions at paragraphs 1 – 5 constitute misconduct.

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

 

Schedule A:

  • 8 March 2019
  • 24 April 2019
  • 21 May 2019
  • 28 May 2019
  • 29 May 2019
  • 3 June 2019

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This Hearing has been adjourned. The date for the rescheduled Hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Deep M Patel

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
10/05/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned