Surinder Singh-Digpal

Profession: Radiographer

Registration Number: RA40858

Hearing Type: Restoration Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 30/08/2022 End: 17:00 30/08/2022

Location: Virtual via video conference

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

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Allegation

During the course of your employment as a Radiographer for Portsmouth Hospital Trust and as a locum Radiographer for University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, you:


  1. Crossed and/or breached professional boundaries in that:
    a. In respect of staff member B, you:
    i. on 26 October 2012 told her that she was attractive;
    ii. told her repeatedly that she was beautiful;
    iii. asked if you could email her for non-work related reasons.
    b. In respect of staff member C, on 11 September 2012, you asked if you could email her without clinical/professional need;
    c. In respect of staff member D, you:
    i. between March 2012 - October 2012, emailed staff member D on 17 occasions without professional/clinical heed, using your work email account; and
    ii. invited her to evenings out with you.
    2. On 1 November 2012, in respect of Patient A, you:
    a. adjusted her gown without providing any explanation for doing so;
    b. touched her in the pelvic area without providing any explanation for doing so;
    c. invited her to have coffee with you;
    d. asked her not to let anyone know you had carried out her X-ray because you had done this as a favour.
    3. On 16 July 2013, in respect of staff member E
    a. you invited the staff member into the changing rooms/locker rooms and showed her some massage oil you had in your bag and;
    b. said to the staff member that if she "came back after 6pm that evening nobody would be there and you would show her how to use the massage oil properly" or words to that effect.
    4. On 24 July 2013, In respect of patient F:
    a. you persistently invited the patient for coffee despite her refusal;
    b. you asked her to go for a drink or words to that effect;
    c. you suggested giving her your mobile number;
    d. you suggested that If she wanted her test results early she could collect them after 5pm on the 25 or 26 July 2013 and then you could go for a coffee.5. The matters described in paragraph 3 (a) and (b) were sexually
    motivated.

5. The matters described in paragraph 3 (a) and (b) were sexually
motivated.
6. The matters described in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 constitute
misconduct.
7. By reason of your misconduct 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 Surinder Singh-Digpal

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
30/08/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Restoration Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
29/04/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Restoration Hearing Adjourned part heard
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