Caution for paramedic after ‘paki’ remark

A paramedic who claimed she was trying to explain how races have different tolerances to pain after she said a patient was suffering from ‘dying paki syndrome’ will continue to practice. Frances Henderson received a caution from the Health and Care Professions Council after a tribunal panel found the remark was racist, leading to misconduct. She denied she was being racist when she made the offensive comment to a colleague during an ambulance journey on 26 September 2017. Henderson said…

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