Mr Richard Philp

Profession: Operating department practitioner

Registration Number: ODP32964

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 01/06/2022 End: 17:00 10/06/2022

Location: Virtual hearing

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

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As a registered Operating Department Practitioner (ODP32964) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct. In that:

1. On or around 25 June 2019:

a) you drew an image of a p***s on Person A’s competency workbook;

b) you threw a chlorhexidine wipe at Person A and told Person A to ‘rub it off’ or words to that effect.

2. In or around June 2019, you did not respect Person A’s personal space by:

a) standing so close to Person A that part of your body was touching Person A’s;

b) touching Person A’s hands;

c) placing your fingers over Person A’s fingers;

d) deliberately not moving out of Person A’s way to cause body contact.

3. In or around 2017, you did not respect the personal space of Person B by squeezing past Person B rubbing yourself against Person B’s bottom as you walked past her.

4. On or around 28 June 2019 you did not respect the personal space of Person C and did not move out of Person C’s way to cause deliberate body contact with Person C.

5. Your conduct in relation to allegations 1, 2, 3 and 4 was sexual and/or sexually motivated.

6. The matters set out in allegations 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 above constitutes misconduct.

7. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practice has been impaired.


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This hearing adjourned, part heard. The date for the reconvened hearing is to be confirmed.”

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr Richard Philp

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
01/06/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
28/02/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard