Mr Anthony Morris

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA40198

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 16/09/2021 End: 17:00 16/09/2021

Location: Virtual hearing - Video conference

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

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Allegation

Allegation against the registrant are as follows:

On 26 August 2016, whilst registered as a Paramedic and employed by the North West Ambulance Service, you attended Service User A and you:

 

1. Made the following inappropriate comments: a) You requested an amber level ambulance backup ‘for my own sanity’, or words to that effect;

b) Regarding not lifting Service User A, you asked if Service User A’s family would pay your mortgage if you hurt your back, or words to that effect;

c) You made comments to the effect that Service User A was not unwell, or was feigning illness;

d) [Not proven]

e) You made a comment to the effect that it did not matter how long it took to treat Service User A as you would be paid until the end of your shift anyway;

f) You made a comment to the effect that you could be helping others and that Service User A was wasting your time.

2. Did not communicate appropriately with Service User A and/or her family, in that:

a) [Not proven]

b) [Not proven]

3. Did not complete and/or record an adequate clinical assessment and/or examination.

4. Walked Service User A to the ambulance, despite her being tachypnoeic and/or without offering appropriate assistance.

5. Did not provide a wheelchair to Service User A despite this being requested by Person B.

6. Did not assist Service User A to stand when she collapsed on multiple occasions.

7. Did not provide care to Service User A in a timely manner following her collapse.

8. Did not transport Service User A to the hospital in a timely manner despite Service User A hyperventilating.

9. [Not proven]

10. Did not complete and/or record regular observations of Service User A.

11. Did not assist Service User A to travel down the stairs, including by not using a track chair.

12. Informed your employer that care was provided to Service User A in a timely manner following her collapse, when this was not the case.

13. [Not proven]

14. Your actions as described at paragraphs 1 – 11 above amounted to misconduct and/or lack of competence.

15. Your actions as described at paragraphs 12-13 above amounted to misconduct.

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

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Anthony Morris

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
16/09/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
22/09/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Conditions of Practice
22/06/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
03/02/2020 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
09/12/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
10/09/2019 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
24/10/2018 Investigating committee Interim Order Review Interim Conditions of Practice