Kimberley I R Atkinson

Profession: Orthoptist

Registration Number: OR0625

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 28/02/2022 End: 17:00 04/03/2022

Location: Virtual Hearing via Video Conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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Allegation

As a registered Orthoptist (OR06256) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of lack of competence and/or health. In that:

1. Between March 2018 and February 2019, you did not maintain accurate and complete records in relation to the Services Users set out in Schedule A.

2. Between March 2018 and March 2019, you carried out tests that were not indicated in relation to the Service Users set out in Schedule B.

3. Between November 2018 and January 2019, you did not communicate effectively with the service users set out in Schedule C.

4. Between September 2018 and February 2019, you did not carry out relevant rests to the required standard for the Service Users set out in Schedule E.

5. Between September 2018 and February 2019, you did not carry out relevant rests to the required standard for the Service Users set out in Schedule E.

6. On 20 September 2018, you did not appropriately diagnose Service User 4, in that you;

a. Incorrectly diagnosed diplopia.

b. Did not diagnose ocular myasthenia

7. On 12 November 2019, you inappropriately informed Service User 2 that squint surgery was an option.

8. You have a physical and/or mental health condition as set out in Schedule F.

9. The matters set out in allegations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 above constitutes lack of competence.

10. By reason of lack of competence and/or health, your fitness to practice is impaired.

Finding

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Order

The Panel decided to adjourn the hearing. 

Notes

No notes available

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Kimberley I R Atkinson

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
28/02/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned