Miss Vera Franco

: Dietitian

: DT26848

: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing:10:00 29/01/2018 End: 17:00 02/02/2018

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

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

Allegation

While employed as a Dietitian at Humber NHS Foundation Trust:

 

1)    In relation to Service User 5:

a)    following an appointment on or around 15 August 2014, you did not:

 

i)      record sufficient details of a face to face dietetic assessment into the Trust’s case management system;

ii)     request supplements for Service User 5.

iii)   schedule a follow-up appointment and/or set a recall reminder on the system;

 

b)    the plan you recommended on 15 August 2014 did not adequately address the service user’s needs.

 

2)    In relation to Service User 6:

 

a)    On 28 October 2014, you completed of a face to face dietetic assessment and you:

i)      Did not weigh the patient;

ii)     Did not make a referral to a Speech and Language Therapist within a reasonable timeframe;

iii)   Did not record the visit within a reasonable timeframe.

 

3)    In relation to Service User 4 on 10 December 2014 you recorded that you spoke with a nurse about the service user, but your record did not contain sufficient detail about the patient’s condition.

 

4)    In relation to Service User 1 on 9 December 2014, you conducted a home visit and:

 

a)    your record of that visit was inconsistent;

b)    you did not refer to the risk of refeeding within your assessment and/or plan.

 

5)    In relation to Service User 2:

 

a)    On 9 December 2014, you failed to record sufficient details of a face to face dietetic assessment on the Trust’s case management system

 

6)    In relation to Service User 3, on 10 December 2014 you:

 

a)    conducted a dietetic assessment via telephone when you should have done this in person

b)    did not assess and/or identify nutritional risk.

 

7)    The matters described in paragraph 1- 6 constitute misconduct and/or lack of competence.

 

8)    By reason of your 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 Miss Vera Franco

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
29/01/2018 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held