The GMC has issued revised triaging guidance where doctors are accused of low-level violence or dishonesty outside their professional practice.
We successfully persuade MPTS to impose no sanctions for doctor in case involving allegations of dishonesty, intimidation and threatening behaviour.
A doctor’s registration with the GMC might be erased for a number of reasons. In this article, how can a doctor can apply to restore their GMC registration?
Dr SA accepted allegations relating to his clinical practise in a field of expertise that he no longer practises.
MPTS erred in its approach on the credibility of witnesses when making a finding of impaired fitness to practise and erasing Mr Khan from the register.
Reflection is a core feature of medical practice & in fitness to practise proceedings. An overview of GMC/MPTS standards and importance of early engagement.
Kings View Chambers represented a doctor accused of harassment and successfully persuaded MPTS that doctor’s fitness to practise was not impaired.
Kings View Chambers represented a doctor at an interim order hearing with accusations including clinical competence, honesty and integrity.
Stephen advised & represented a London consultant investigated for dishonesty connected to time spent in private practice whilst on sick leave from the NHS.
GOsC recently removed an osteopath for failing to obtain and maintain indemnity insurance. What’s the relevance of indemnity cover to fitness to practise?
With the UK’s departure from the European Union only weeks away, what does Brexit mean for healthcare regulation in the UK?
In the case of PSA v GMC & Dr Dighton, the High Court, among other things, voluntary erasure not enough to protect the public.
Whilst there are many things about Covid that is devastating, a positive is that it forced healthcare regulators to reform, adapt and do so quickly.
A NMC statement on a nurse charged with murder confirmed the issue will be given considered by a interim order hearing. What is an interim order?
From 9 November 2020, updated decision making and consent guidance by the General Medical Council (GMC) comes into force for all doctors.
LinkedIn Twitter Overwhelming evidence supports the fact that BAME healthcare professionals are disproportionately impacted by fitness to practise referrals and proceedings. Last week I reported on a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) report highlighting that BAME...
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.