Occupational Therapist Struck Off after Risking Patient Safety

Occupational therapist Miss Angela Contucci has been struck off the HCPC Register for misconduct and / or lack of competence while employed at North Staffs Combined Health Care NHS Trust.


A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee made the decision at a second review of a suspension order imposed on Miss Contucci on 3, July 2013 and reviewed on 14, July 2014. Allegations included compromising patient safety by failing to tell the multi-disciplinary team a suicidal patient had threatened to shoot himself, failing to undertake adequate home assessments and incorrectly stating a service user could return to her flat when she needed 24 hour care.

Panel Chair Ms Nicola Bastin commented: