GMC Defence Barristers BlogDiscussion around the legal issues faced by doctors
GMC v Dr Raied Haris
The High Court said the GMC should rethink the way it accuses doctors of sexual motivation during intimate examinations.
The GMC’s transitionary arrangements confirmed the fitness to practise arrangements for Physician Associates & Anaesthesia Associates joining the register.
Kings View Chambers have successfully appealed against the refusal of DH’s entry to medical school.
The UK’s healthcare regulators have published their annual whistleblowing report the 12 months from April 2019 to March 2020.
New GMC advice for “decision makers” in determining how to assess allegations of impaired fitness to practise during the Covid-19 pandemic.
What impact did the Covid19 pandemic have on the future of health and social care regulation in the UK?
GMC Defence Barristers successfully assisted and represented another doctor this month with a review of a substantive suspension.
Research commissioned by the PSA found certain “demographics and professions are over-represented in complaints”.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has confirmed fitness to practise hearings will restart in July.
High Court uphold MPTS Suspension Order for doctor in sexual misconduct case – GMC v Awan  EWHC 1553 (Admin).
The misuse of social media by health and care professionals can lead to fitness to practise investigations and sanctions.
The High Court reaffirmed important legal fitness to practise principles in the case of PSA v HCPC recently.
Coroner’s verdict directs GMC to ensure trusts and agencies inform doctors when they are referred to the GMC and check what support they need.
A doctor’s fitness to practise was found not impaired in a case involving a police caution for an issue of violence against a child which was referred to the GMC.
This case occurred in the context of the NMC’s fitness to practise process but principle remains the same for all healthcare professionals.
Evidence of a registrant’s behaviour and attitude during and after an incident and during fitness to practise proceedings is vitally important.
GMC has published the initial results of its first ever survey of SAS and LE doctors with many reporting “unfair treatment”.
A doctor, represented by GMC Defence Barristers, has avoided a practice suspension following a MPTS hearing where they were accused of dishonesty.