Ms Patricia Brady

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA31961

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 06/09/2021 End: 17:00 09/09/2021

Location: This hearing will be held virtually via video conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

As a registered Paramedic (PA31961) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct and/or lack of competence, in that:

1. On 20 April 2018, when attending an emergency call, you:


a) Administered medication to Patient A incorrectly by administering Adrenaline 1:1000 intravenously instead of intramuscularly;

b) Did not communicate your error to Patient A; and/or did not communicate your error to Colleague A in a timely manner;


c) Asked Patient A to walk to the ambulance, rather than assisting him;


d) Did not pre-alert the Royal Victoria Hospital of suspected anaphylaxis; and/or your drug error;


e) Did not travel in the rear of the ambulance with Patient A as the senior clinician present


f) Did not highlight your drug error on Patient A’s Patient Report Form.


2. On 25 April 2018 and/or 26 June 2018, in the course of being interviewed by Mr Lockhart about the incident on the 20 April 2018, you incorrectly identified hypertension as a symptom of anaphylaxis when this is in fact hypotension.


3. The matters set out in Particulars 1 and 2 above constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.


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

Finding

No information currently available

Order

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Notes


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

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Ms Patricia Brady

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
06/09/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard