Operating Department Practitioner Struck Off Following Third Review of Suspension Order

Operating department practitioner Hermantkumar Harold Contractor has been struck off the HCPC Register following a review of a suspension order first imposed on 18 April 2013 resulting from lack of competence.

HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council

A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee conducted a third review of a suspension order first imposed for 12 months in April 2013, and reviewed and extended in April 2014 and April 2015. Mr Contractor was originally suspended after concerns were raised about his performance whilst employed by the University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust. The finding of lack of competence by the original Panel was wide-ranging and covered basic issues of practise as an ODP.

The Panel concluded that Mr Contractor