Grace Masih

Profession: Biomedical scientist

Registration Number: BS68759

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 11/11/2021 End: 17:00 17/11/2021

Location: This hearing will take place virtually

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

As a Biomedical Scientist (BS68759) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct and/or lack of competence. In that:

1. Between January 2019 and September 2019 you did not demonstrate the competencies expected of a Band 5 Biomedical Scientist, in that you:

a. Did not accurately test, interpret and/or report on the results of Urine bench test samples;

b. Did not accurately test, interpret and/or report on the results of Environmental and/or Blood cultures bench test samples.

2. On 30 March 2019 you incorrectly interpreted the results of a maternity patient’s midstream specimen of urine (MSU) sample resulting in antibiotics being administered to Service User A unnecessarily.

3. On 1 August 2019 you incorrectly reported a sample as negative for Trichomonas Vaginalis when it was positive.

4. On 14 August 2019 you were unable to identify and/or locate organisms on smear.

5. On 15 August 2019 you caused delays in the reporting of test results in that:

a. You did not release seven different isolates as negative after their records were updated;

b. You put the incorrect sensitivity on a blood culture growing an Enterococcus.

6. The matters set out in allegations 1 to 5 above constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

7. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Grace Masih

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
14/01/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
11/11/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
28/06/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard