Miss Rowena Prior

Profession: Operating department practitioner

Registration Number: ODP33135

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 11/07/2022 End: 17:00 15/07/2022

Location: This hearing will take place virtually

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

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As a registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP33135), your fitness to practice is impaired by reason of your misconduct. In that:

1. On or around 18 May 2019, you:

a) Undertook secondary paid employment at the Spire Leicester Hospital whilst absent from work due to sickness, and receiving sick pay from your substantive employment at Kettering General Hospital.

b) You attended for work at Spire Leicester Hospital while declared as not fit for work by your GP on a fit note dated 8 May 2019 to 3 June 2019, thereby putting patients at risk.

2. On or around 5 June 2019, you falsely answered, ‘no’, when you were asked if you had worked anywhere else in a secondary organisation or role whilst being on long term sick.

3. Your conduct in allegations 1 and 2 above was dishonest.

4. The matters set out in allegations 1, 2 and 3 constitute misconduct.

5. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practice is impaired.


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Adjourned Final Hearing of the conduct and competence committee to reconvene virtually between 11-15 July 2022 at 10:00am on day 1, and 09:30 am between days 2-5.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Rowena Prior

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
11/07/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held