Aparna Srivastava

Profession: Dietitian

Registration Number: DT07126

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 10/01/2023 End: 17:00 20/01/2023

Location: Virtual Hearing via Video Conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Adjourned part heard

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Allegation

As a registered Dietitian (DT07126) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct and/or lack of competence. In that:

1. While working as a locum Dietitian for City Health Care Partnership (CHCP) between 20 November 2017 and 9 February 2018, you did not:

a. Enter names and/or NHS number on records completed for patients listed in Schedule A
b. Record clinical reasoning and/or evidence base for food and drink recommended to patients in Schedule B.
c. Record clinical reasoning and/or evidence base for recommending chewing food 32 times to patients listed in Schedule C.

2. You recommended using specific shops and/ or brands to the patients listed in Schedule D, without providing clinical reasoning for doing so.

3. You recommended that Patient 69 listen to Classic FM “first thing in the morning and last thing at night” with no explanation or clinical reasoning for doing so.

4. You recommended that Patient 48 listen to Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia flute music with no explanation or clinical reasoning for doing so.

5. You recommended that Patient 128, who was 91 years old and suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, “try Sahaj Yoga” with no explanation or clinical reasoning for doing so.

6. You sent a Whatsapp message to Colleague A on 3 February 2018 stating words to the effect that:

a. cancer does not spread without sugar and will die on its own without sugar;
b. taking a full lime in warm water is 1000 times more effective than chemotherapy; and
c. taking three spoons of organic or virgin coconut oil in the early morning will keep cancer at bay.

7. The recommendations made at particular 6 (a), (b) and (c) were not clinically justified.

8. The matters set out in particulars 6 and 7 constitute misconduct.

9. The matters set out in particulars 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 above constitute misconduct and/or a lack of competence.

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

 

Schedules

 

Schedule A

1. Patient 12

2. Patient 14

3. Patient 15

4. Patient 16

5. Patient 19

6. Patient 25

7. Patient 26

8. Patient 43

9. Patient 44

10. Patient 73 a

11. Patient 73 b

12. Patient 77

13. Patient 83

14. Patient 95

15. Patient 101

16. Patient 107

17. Patient 108

18. Patient 112

19. Patient 113

 

Schedule B

1. Patient 1

2. Patient 4

3. Patient 6

4. Patient 7

5. Patient 9

6. Patient 10

7. Patient 17

8. Patient 18

9. Patient 20

10. Patient 25

11. Patient 26

12. Patient 27

13. Patient 29

14. Patient 31

15. Patient 32

16. Patient 33

17. Patient 35

18. Patient 39

19. Patient 41

20. Patient 42

21. Patient 43 a

22. Patient 43 b

23. Patient 48

24. Patient 49

25. Patient 51

26. Patient 52

27. Patient 55

28. Patient 56

29. Patient 57

30. Patient 59

31. Patient 61

32. Patient 63

33. Patient 64

34. Patient 65

35. Patient 68

36. Patient 69

37. Patient 70

38. Patient 71

39. Patient 72

40. Patient 73

41. Patient 74

42. Patient 75

43. Patient 76

44. Patient 77

45. Patient 78

46. Patient 80

47. Patient 81

48. Patient 85

49. Patient 87

50. Patient 88

51. Patient 89

52. Patient 90

53. Patient 91

54. Patient 93

55. Patient 94

56. Patient 95

57. Patient 98

58. Patient 102

59. Patient 103

60. Patient 106

61. Patient 107

62. Patient 109

63. Patient 111

64. Patient 113

65. Patient 116

66. Patient 121

67. Patient 124

68. Patient 125

69. Patient 126

70. Patient 127

71. Patient 128

72. Patient 130

73. Patient 135

74. Patient 138

75. Patient 139

76. Patient 140

77. Patient 141

78. Patient 143

 

Schedule C

1. Patient 17

2. Patient 20

3. Patient 27

4. Patient 39

5. Patient 55

6. Patient 59

7. Patient 63

8. Patient 65

9. Patient 69

10. Patient 72

11. Patient 85

12. Patient 86

13. Patient 87

14. Patient 90

15. Patient 113

16. Patient 124

 

Schedule D

1. Patient 7

2. Patient 18

3. Patient 29

4. Patient 41

5. Patient 60

6. Patient 61

7. Patient 62

8. Patient 81

9. Patient 86

10. Patient 91

11. Patient 94

12. Patient 108

13. Patient 109

14. Patient 110

15. Patient 111

16. Patient 116

17. Patient 121

18. Patient 140

19. Patient 142

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

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

Hearing History

History of Hearings for Aparna Srivastava

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
10/01/2023 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard
03/11/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
08/08/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Interim Order Review Interim Suspension
08/02/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned
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