A paramedic had sex with a vulnerable patient after she threatened to harm herself, a tribunal has alleged.

Yorkshire Ambulance Service employee Matthew D Holden is accused of obtaining the woman’s phone number and having sex with her after finishing his shift.

Mr Holden’s case will be considered by a Health and Care Professions Council disciplinary panel in London on May 25.

It is alleged that on July 4, 2014, Mr Holden attended an emergency call to a women who had threatened to harm herself.

Mr Holden is accused of obtaining the woman’s personal phone number and visiting her for sex after finishing his shift.

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A tribunal document says Mr Holden’s alleged actions ‘were sexually motivated’ and ‘constitute misconduct’.

If found guilty, Mr Holden may be suspended or struck off the paramedic register.

The Health and Care Professions Council is the official regulator for paramedics, physiotherapists, social workers and other professionals in the health and care sector.

No information is provided as to where Mr Holden lives or the ambulance station where he is based.