GMC investigations are traumatic experiences for doctors. However, there are opportunities for early resolution of GMC investigations at various stages in the process.
There are a number of administrative tasks that doctors cannot risk forgetting – otherwise they may unintentionally be guilty of practising illegally.
Kings View were again successful in persuading the GMC case examiners that there was no case to answer.
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GMC Performance Assessments are carried out to assess a doctor’s professional performance to obtain an “independent” opinion on their fitness to practise.
When you receive correspondence from your regulatory body the temptation can often be to panic which can lead to rash actions and decisions.
The racial discrimination of doctors by the GMC has been laid bare in a landmark tribunal case involving “world renowned” urologist.
One of the most important steps to protect your medical licence is avoiding what the GMC considers to be the very worst offences.
Dr Raied Haris lose further appeal in sexually “motivated” conduct case and where the GMC was advised to rethink the way it accuses doctors.
The duty of candour means healthcare professionals must be honest when something goes wrong and failure to do so can amount to misconduct.
The case of Sastry v General Medical Council has raised important fitness to practise issues for GMC registered doctors who practise abroad.
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.
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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.