Mr James Sykes

: Operating department practitioner

: ODP13894

Interim Order: Imposed on 21 Jan 2016

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 02/06/2017 End: 17:00 02/06/2017

: Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS), 405 Kennington Road, London, SE11 4PT

: Health Committee
: Voluntary Removal agreed


By reason of your health your fitness to practise as an Operating Department Practitioner is impaired.


Preliminary Matters

Health matters

1. The Panel considered whether to hold the hearing in private because the case is concerned with issues concerning the Registrant’s health. The Panel consulted the HCPTS’s Practice Note on “Conducting Hearings in Private”. The Panel decided that it was necessary to hold this hearing in private, so as to protect the Registrant’s private life.


The Panel directs that the proceedings be discontinued on the basis that the Registrar will remove the name of Mr James Sykes from the Register with immediate effect.


If the Registrant seeks to return to the HCPC Register at any time the application would be treated as if the registrant had been struck off as a result of that allegation


Hearing history

History of Hearings for Mr James Sykes

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
02/06/2017 Health Committee Final Hearing Voluntary Removal agreed