Markus Matkovits

Profession: Physiotherapist

Registration Number: PH66733

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 16/05/2024 End: 17:00 24/05/2024

Location: HCPC Park House, London

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

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As a registered physiotherapist (PH66733) for Barts Health NHS Trust your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of your misconduct. In that::-  

1. On or around 11 July 2013 treated a respiratory patient, Patient A: - 

a) when you were on restricted practise and had been instructed not to assess or treat respiratory patients; and/or 

b) when the treatment was contraindicated. 


 2. In relation to Patient B: - 

a) Did not arrange on call physiotherapy on at least one occasion between 11 and 19 April 2013; and/or 

b) Did not place Patient B on the physiotherapy weekend list on 2 occasions when requested to do so by a consultant and/or medical team; and/or 

c) Made entries in Patient B’s medical notes retrospectively on 20 April 2013 for treatment in the week beginning 15 April 2013 indicating that they were made at the time of the treatment; and /or 

d) Did not demonstrate adequate assessment and/or reasoning and/or intervention between 11 April and 19 April 2013 in that you: 

i. did not do a risk assessment; and/or 

ii. did not review the chest x ray; and/or 

iii. did not document an objective assessment; and/or  

IV. did not document a full multi-systems analysis; and/or

V. made an entry in the medical notes that contradicted a consultant’s note immediately above; and/or  

Vi. did not document and/or provide any treatment for a fractured humerus; and/or 

Vii. did not perform a full SOAP documentation.  


3. On 9 December 2013 did not carry out: - 

a) a risk assessment; and/or 

b) an adequate assessment; and/or 

c) demonstrated poor clinical reasoning prior to treating a patient. 


4. Had approximately 300 sets of incomplete notes when your caseload was reviewed on 7 January 2016. 


5. Had 91 active patients and 178 discharge patients whose notes were not complete when they were checked in November 2015. 


6. During a routine notes screen on 13 November 2015 were found to have numerous patients who had not been seen within three months. 


7. Delayed in reporting the incomplete notes to your manager. 


8. Attempted to hide the fact that there were incomplete notes from your manager 


9. Your actions at 1 to 7 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence. 


10. Your actions at 8 above constitutes misconduct. 


11. As a result of your misconduct and/or lack of competence your fitness to practise is impaired.


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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Markus Matkovits

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
16/05/2024 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
20/11/2023 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Adjourned part heard