Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, in March 2009, during a consultation, Dr Dutta inappropriately pressurised Patient A to undergo breast augmentation surgery. It is alleged that his conduct was financially motivated.
It is also alleged that, on 2 April 2009, Dr Dutta consulted with Patient A and failed to provide good clinical care. It is alleged that Dr Dutta falsely told Patient A that he would not be using PIP implants during surgery, or words to that effect, and that his conduct in this regard was dishonest.
It is further alleged that on 14 July 2014 Dr Dutta consulted with and failed to refer Patient A to another Cosmetic Surgeon after Patient A informed him that she did not trust Dr B whom she alleged had touched her inappropriately. It is alleged that Dr Dutta failed to take action in relation to Dr B's alleged conduct.
It is alleged that, between February and September 2015, Dr Dutta performed a number of clinical procedures on Patients C, D and E and variously failed to provide good clinical care. It is also alleged that Dr Dutta carried out the procedures on Patients C, D and E in a room which was inadequate.
This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.
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