ODP struck Off after Stealing Controlled Drug from Emergency Department

Operating department practitioner Seth James Plumbley has been struck off the HCPC Register on grounds of misconduct, after stealing a bottle of Ketalar and a cannula from University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Mr Plumbley had been employed by the Trust at the time of the allegation. In his role he was responsible for providing drugs to the Anaesthetist during medical procedures. From October 2012 onwards, Mr Plumbley worked in the Emergency Department of the hospital.

The Panel further heard that on 6 January 2014 Mr Plumbley