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Name:

Matthew Hughes

Registration number:
W/5027531
Date:
04/10/2021 - 06/10/2021
Time:
9:00am
Domiciliary Care Wales
Immediate order to suspend registration pending removal order on 06/11/2021
This was a remote hearing by Zoom
Mirus Wales Ltd
Fitness to Practise Panel

Decision summary

A Fitness to Practise Panel that sat on 4-6 October 2021 has found the allegations detailed below proved against Matthew Hughes, a registered domiciliary care worker.

• Accessed confidential files/folders which he was not authorised to access or read

• Stored sensitive personal information related to a supported individual

• Breached the organisation’s Date Protection Policy and GDPR

The Panel found Matthew Hughes current fitness to practise was impaired and imposed a Removal Order which means can no longer work in a regulated social care role in Wales.

Matthew Hughes has the right of appeal to the Care Standards Tribunal within 28 days.

A copy of the panel’s full reasons are available on request.

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