Pre hearing information
The tribunal has found proved that, in December 2014, Dr Abbasi consulted with a patient by telephone and failed to take appropriate urgent action in that he did not ensure that he directly delegated the medical assessment of the patient to Dr B.
The tribunal also found proved that, on one or more dates in April and May 2015, Dr Abbasi added a patient to his appointment list, changed the appointment status and made a corresponding entry into the patient’s medical records.
Further, the tribunal found proved that Dr Abbasi stood very close to Dr B in May 2015, and grabbed Miss C’s head with both hands, dug her fingers into her head and shook her head up and down in September 2017.
The tribunal will reconvene to continue its consideration of the case.
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