Arkadiusz Olinek

Profession: Paramedic

Registration Number: PA42495

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 27/09/2022 End: 17:00 04/10/2022

Location: Virtual

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

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As a registered Paramedic (PA42495) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct and/or lack of competence. In that:


1. Between April 2017 and May 2018, whilst working at the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, you were unable to communicate effectively as your spoken and written English, and understanding of the English Language was poor, in that:


a. On 23 April 2017, Colleague A reported that your level of English would make it unsafe for you to practice independently;


b. On 28 August 2017, Colleague B reported her concerns regarding your communication, and your completion of Patient Report Forms;


c. You did not regularly attend English Language classes organised by the Trust, leading the tutor to advise that you may not use English properly in a professional setting.


2. On 13 August 2017, while attending an emergency call with Colleague C, you:


a. left the patient unattended


b. did not undertake auscultation of the patient’s chest


c. attempted to apply a pelvic binder without the aid of an applicator.


3. On 5 January 2018, while attending an emergency call with Colleague D, you:


a. Attempted to ventilate the patient unsuccessfully because you applied the Bag Valve Mask upside down;


b. Could not effectively perform intubation on the patient.


4. The matters set out at Particulars 1, 2 and 3 above constitute misconduct and/or a lack of competence.


5. By reason of your misconduct and/or lack of competence, your fitness to practise is impaired


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Arkadiusz Olinek

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
27/09/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held