Paramedic Struck Off for Misleading Inquiry and Working Unregistered

Paramedic James Wilkinson has been struck off the HCPC register for misconduct and dishonesty after practicing while unregistered and providing misleading information.

A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that while employed with South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, Mr Wilkinson attended an incident on 1 February 2015 involving a young man with a head injury being held in a police car. He arrived with a woman found to be an unauthorised member of the public.

The Panel further heard that instead of requesting a double man ambulance and following it to hospital, Mr Wilkinson left the patient with non-clinically trained officers without appropriate care forms and without completing a full clinical assessment.

An investigation started after the patient