Mr Desmond Estephane

: Biomedical scientist

: BS46554

: Review Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 20/12/2017 End: 17:00 20/12/2017

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

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

Allegation

1. On 12 September 1995 at Thames Magistrates Court you were convicted of driving whilst disqualified contrary to section 103(1) (b) of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

 

2. You failed to declare the conviction at paragraph 1 on your application for registration to the Health and Care Professions Council.

 

3. You did not advise the following organisations that (i) on 2 April 2013* at Stratford Magistrates’ Court you had been found guilty of common assault and/or (ii) not proved

a. Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS University Hospitals

b. Health and Care Professions Council

 

4. Your actions described in paragraph 3 were dishonest.

 

5. On 14 March 2011 you made discriminatory remarks to a colleague about AB, another colleague at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS University Hospitals in that you said or used words to effect that:

a. you were fed up of working with disabled people and that AB cannot streak plates;

b. You’ve given me two disabled people, what do you expect?

 

6. The matters set out in paragraphs 2 - 5 constitute misconduct.

 

7. By reason of your conviction and/or misconduct your fitness to practise is impaired.

 

* Note that the year of conviction (later overturned on appeal) was in fact 2012.

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing history

History of Hearings for Mr Desmond Estephane

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
20/12/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Hearing has not yet been held
06/04/2017 Conduct and Competence Committee Review Hearing Conditions of Practice