Mr Sachin Pandya

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA34176

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 27/01/2022 End: 17:00 27/01/2022

Location: Virtual hearing - Video conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned

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Allegation

Allegations as proven at the final hearing

Whilst registered as a Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council:

1. On 26 July 2018, you tested positive for cannabis whilst at work at the British Emergency Ambulance Response Service (BEARS).

2. On 2 August 2018, you advised Person B, Paramedic Service Manager at BEARS that the HCPC had informed you that they ‘wasn’t bothered’ about the matter in paragraph 1, or words to that effect and/or that your positive result had nothing to do with your conduct as a paramedic, when that was not the case.

3. After you were notified of the HCPC investigation regarding the matter in paragraph 1, you sent offensive and / or threatening text messages to Person A on;

a. 25 August 2018;

b. 30 August 2018;

c. 16 July 2019;

d. 17 July 2019

4. You sent offensive and / or threatening text messages to Person B on:

a. 16 July 2019;

b. 17 July 2019;

c. 6 November 2019

5. You sent offensive and / or threatening text messages to Person C on:

a. 16 July 2019;

b. 17 July 2019;

c. 28 September 2019;

d. 6 November 2019

6. You sent offensive and / or threatening emails to Person D on 6 November 2019

7. [Not Proved].

8. The matters set out at paragraphs 1 - 7 amount to misconduct.

9. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

This hearing has adjourned, with no evidence heard. The date for the rescheduled hearing is to be confirmed.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Sachin Pandya

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
14/02/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Suspended
27/01/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Adjourned
25/01/2021 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Suspended