Dr Simon Redpath

: Practitioner psychologist

: PYL26188

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 17/07/2017 End: 17:00 31/07/2017

: Park Plaza Cardiff, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AL

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

Allegation

During the course of your employment as a Psychologist in the Department of

Neuropsychology at Morriston Hospital, you.

1. In respect of Patient A;

a) made inappropriate comments to family members

b) did not appropriately assess mental capacity

c) did not recognise and/or address the risks posed within the discharge plan

d) did not work collaboratively and/or take colleague opinion into consideration

e) prepared an inaccurate report on or around 10 January 2012

f) demonstrated inconsistent clinical reasoning in respect of the patient's capacity and/or discharge

g) undertook inappropriate and/or indiscriminate testing

h) did not interpret test results correctly

i) did not obtain appropriate consent to record the patient

2. In respect of Patient B;

a) did not maintain appropriate and/or professional boundaries

b) did not maintain patient confidentiality

c) did not appropriately assess mental capacity

d) did not work collaboratively and/or take colleague expert opinion into consideration

e) carried out inappropriate anxiety management

f) did not maintain accurate and/or appropriate records

g) undertook inappropriate and/or indiscriminate testing

h) provided inaccurate list of test results

i) acted beyond your remit as a practitioner psychologist in that you walked the patient

3. In respect of Patient C;

a) did not work collaboratively and/or take colleague expert opinion into consideration

b) acted beyond your remit as a practitioner psychologist in that you took the patient on a home visit before the risk assessment was conducted

4. In respect of Patient D;

a) did not work collaboratively and/or take colleague expert opinion into consideration

b) did not provide an adequate and/or appropriate assessment and/or care package

5. In respect of Patient E, did not identify and/or know how to carry out appropriate assessment

6. In respect of Patient F, made inappropriate comments to family members

7. In respect of Patient G, made inappropriate comments to family members

B. In respect of Patient H, did not work collaboratively and/or take colleague expert opinion into consideration

9. In respect of Patient I;

a) did not appropriately assess mental capacity

10. In respect of Patient J, did not work collaboratively and/or take colleague expert opinion into consideration

11. In respect of Patient K;

a) did not adequately consider the impact of testing upon the patient

b) undertook inappropriate and/or indiscriminate testing

c) misinterpreted test results

12. In respect of Patient L;

a) did not maintain accurate and/or appropriate records

b) undertook inappropriate testing

13. As identified in an audit during May 2012;

a) In 8 out of 12 cases you did not enter clear and/or comprehensible records within the medical notes

b) did not make reference to multidisciplinary team assessments and/or goals in 11 out of 12 cases.

14. The matters described in paragraphs 1 - 13 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

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

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing history

History of Hearings for Dr Simon Redpath

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
18/10/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Conditions of Practice
17/07/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held