Pre hearing information
The tribunal will continue to inquire into the allegation that, between November 2016 and February 2018, Dr Haldar failed to provide adequate clinical care to a number of patients.
It is alleged that Dr Haldar performed procedures on three patients without their consent, including a procedure which, it is alleged, Patient A explicitly declined pre-operatively. It is also alleged that Dr Haldar failed to obtain informed consent from Patient E and Patient G regarding the risks associated with further procedures he performed. Additionally, it is alleged that Dr Haldar failed to adequately plan Patient C’s surgery pre-operatively.
It is alleged that Dr Haldar failed to adequately communicate with a number of patients and also failed to make adequate clinical records of their care as well as his discussions with them. It is also alleged that Dr Haldar failed to document potentially serious surgical complications in the consent form provided to Patient C. It is further alleged that Dr Haldar failed to appropriately communicate with his medical colleagues regarding his patients’ care.
It is alleged that Dr Haldar made inappropriate comments to Patient A and Patient G.
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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