Mr William Kidd

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL16390

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 06/02/2023 End: 17:00 07/02/2023

Location: Virtual via videoconference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing is ongoing

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As a registered Practitioner Psychologist (PYL16390) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct. In that:

1. On or around 8 February 2016, you:

a. Did not communicate effectively and/or explain your intentions of assessing Person A during the consultation.

b. Did not seek and/or obtain informed consent from Person A to:

i. carry out the assessment;

ii. document or record the sensitive personal information provided by Person A.

c. Did not respect Person A’s confidentiality by not giving the option on whether Person A wanted her son and the social work assistant present during the consultation.

d. Continued questioning Person A despite Person A showing signs of distress and requesting for the questions to stop.

e. Did not keep accurate records in that you did not record Person A’s objection to questioning during the consultation.

2. The matters set out in allegation 1 above constitutes misconduct.

3. By reason of your misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired



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This is a reconvening final hearing, taking place via videoconference on 06-07 February 2023. 

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Mr William Kidd

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
06/02/2023 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing is ongoing
08/11/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard