Richard Maxon

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA30653

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 01/11/2021 End: 17:00 05/11/2021

Location: Virtual Via Video Conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

As a registered Paramedic (PA30653) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct in that,

 

1. You crossed professional boundaries in the course of teaching a class:

 

a. On 26 June 2019, by asking the class details of their marital/relationship status and sexual orientation;

 

b. On 28 June 2019, by making embarrassing comments and inappropriate suggestive gestures of a personal nature regarding the complainant’s private life in front of her peers; and then

c. On 02 July 2019 when demonstrating intra-osseous access, you inappropriately:

i. commented whether the complainant had shaved her legs; and

ii. when referring to the cold the complainant was suffering, you embarrassingly asked her peer, in front of the class “is that going to ruin your image of her Chris, later on tonight” or words to that affect; and

iii. commented on the way in which the Complainant sat on the floor by saying “you must make your fella happy at home, oh wait you’re single aren’t you?”; and then

iv. said “while you’re down there love” when the complainant bent down to pick up a syringe thrown on the floor by one of the complainants peers.

d. On 02 July 2019 you inappropriately

i. rubbed your hands on the complainant’s leg and commented as to how soft they were;

e. commented on the pictures you found on the complainant’s facebook profile which had displayed on your mobile phone in view of the class of students.

 

2. The matters set out in paragraph 1 above constitutes misconduct.

 

3. By reason of your misconduct 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 Richard Maxon

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
13/12/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended
01/11/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard