Mr Sajid Ahmed

Profession: Operating department practitioner

Registration Number: ODP36735

Hearing Type: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 28/07/2022 End: 17:00 28/07/2022

Location: This hearing is being remotely.

Panel: Health Committee
Outcome: Conditions of Practice

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The following allegation was considered by a panel of the Health Committee at a Final Hearing on 26-28 July 2021:

As a registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP36735) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of a health condition. In that:
1. …
2. …
3. …
4. You have a physical and or/ mental health condition as set out in Schedule A.
5. By reason of your … health your fitness to practise is impaired.

1. [redacted]
2. [redacted]


Preliminary matters

Remote hearing conducted via video-link

1. This hearing was conducted remotely, with the Registrant, the HCPC’s Presenting Officer, the members of the Panel, the Legal Assessor, and the Hearings Officer all participating via video-link.

Application for the hearing to be held in private

2. Ms Welsh, on behalf of the HCPC, made an application for the entire hearing to be conducted in private, under Rule 10(1)(a) of the Health Professions Council (Health Committee) (Procedure) Rules, 2003, so as to protect the private life of the Registrant, as the case concerned the Registrant’s health. Having received advice from the Legal Assessor, the Panel granted that application in view of the principles set out in the HCPTS Practice Note, Conducting Hearings in Private. The Panel decided that the entirety of the hearing should be held in private and that the written determination by the Panel today be marked accordingly.


Order: The Registrar is directed to annotate the HCPC Register to show that, for a period of two years from the date that this Order takes effect (the Operative Date), you, Mr Sajjad Ahmed must comply with the following conditions of practice:

  1. You must register with and remain under the care of a general practitioner.
  2.  You must inform your general practitioner that you are subject to these conditions of practice and authorise that person to provide the HCPC with information about your health and any treatment you are receiving.
  3.  You must keep your professional commitments under review and limit your professional practice in accordance with the advice of your general practitioner [redacted] or any other medical professional.
  4.  You must cease practising immediately if you are advised to do so by your general practitioner [redacted] or any other medical professional.
  5.  [redacted]
  6.  [redacted]
  7.  You must promptly inform the HCPC if you take up any employment as a registered ODP.
  8.  You must promptly inform the HCPC of any disciplinary proceedings taken against you by your employer.
  9.  You must inform the following parties that your registration is subject to these conditions:
  10. any organisation or person employing or contracting with you to undertake professional work;
  11. any agency you are registered with or apply to be registered with (at the time of application); and
  12. any prospective employer (at the time of your application).
  13. You will be responsible for meeting any and all costs associated with complying with these conditions ([redacted]).


The Order imposed today will apply from 25 August 2022.

This Order will be reviewed again before its expiry on 25 August 2024.

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Sajid Ahmed

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
28/07/2022 Health Committee Review Hearing Conditions of Practice
26/07/2021 Health Committee Final Hearing Suspended