Pre hearing information
The tribunal will enquire into the allegation that, on 14 June 2017, Dr Hindi performed a phacoemulsification procedure (‘the procedure’) on Patient A, which was complicated by a posterior capsular rupture (‘the rupture’). It is alleged that Dr Hindi failed to notify Patient A of the rupture following the procedure, and failed to advise Patient A of the potential side effects of the rupture.
It is further alleged that, on 19 June 2017, Dr Hindi failed to advise Patient A to attend the Accident and Emergency department for urgent treatment, and failed to have adequate regard to his conversation with Ms B on 18 June 2017 in which he was advised that Patient A was suffering with pain.
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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