Dr Steven Lovett

: Practitioner psychologist

: PYL15672

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 01/02/2017 End: 17:00 02/02/2017

: Health and Care Professions Council, 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

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

Allegation

Between 2008-2012, whilst practising as a Clinical Psychologist, you:

1. [Stayed]

2. [Stayed / no case to answer]

3. [Stayed]

4. [No case to answer]

5. [Stayed / no case to answer]

6. did not provide:
a) Service User A, her General Practitioner, and/or any other health professional responsible for her care with a copy of VB's health records;

b) Service User B, her General Practitioner, and/or any other health professional responsible for her care with a copy of SH's health records; and

c. [No case to answer]

7. made false or unjustified statements to Servicer User A's General Practitioner, to the effect that:

a) Service User A has 'underlying psychological problems'; and

b) 'there are numerous safety issues surrounding Service User A's psychopathology to herself and others under her care.'.

8. made a false or unjustified statement to Service User B's General Practitioner, to the effect that the release of Service User B's health records may cause harm;

9. did not provide Service user B with appropriate treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in that, you:

a) [no case to answer]

b) [no case to answer]

c) did not provide Service User B with advice in relation to panic attacks and/or refer her elsewhere for such advice.

10. did not refer Service User B and/or Service User A to the respective General Practitioners;

11. did not:

a) set the goals of your therapy session(s) with Service User A;

b) set the goals of your therapy session(s) with Service User B.

12. [No case to answer]

13.[No case to answer]

14..[Stayed]

15. the matters set out in paragraphs […] 6,7,8,[…] amount to misconduct;

16. by reason of that misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired;

17. the matters set out in paragraphs 9,10,11 […] amount to lack of competence and/or misconduct; and

18. by reason of that lack of competence and/or misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

No information currently available

Order

No information currently available

Notes

The hearing which commenced on 25 November 2013 was adjourned on 8 January 2014. Evidence was heard during this period but the hearing did not conclude. 

 

Further hearing dates took place on: 19 March 2014, 3 July 2014, 3-5 November 2014, 17 December 2014, 20 April 2015, 31 July 2015, 4 December 2015, 14-15 March 2016 and 16 December 2016, but the hearing has not yet concluded.

The hearing has also been scheduled to reconvene on 03-04 April 2017.

 

Hearing history

History of Hearings for Dr Steven Lovett

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
03/04/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Struck off
01/02/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held