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Engagement in Fitness to Practise Process is Vital

Engagement in Fitness to Practise Process is Vital

FollowFollowFollowFollow I have previously written about the importance of engagement with a fitness to practise investigation and process.  In our previous article, we reported on research published by the General Medical Council (GMC) that found that the outcome of...
Behaviour, attitude and fitness to practise

Behaviour, attitude and fitness to practise

FollowFollowFollowFollow Evidence of a registrant’s behaviour and attitude during and after an incident and during fitness to practise proceedings is vitally important. We have represented healthcare professionals facing fitness to practise proceedings for many...
SAS and LE doctors reporting “unfair treatment”

SAS and LE doctors reporting “unfair treatment”

FollowFollowFollowFollow GMC has published the initial results of its first ever survey of SAS and LE doctors with many reporting “unfair treatment”. Associate Specialist (SAS) and Locally Employed (LE) doctors reported workplace experiences including rudeness,...
Doctor avoids GMC suspension

Doctor avoids GMC suspension

FollowFollowFollowFollow A doctor, represented by GMC Defence Barristers, has avoided a practice suspension following a MPTS hearing where they were accused of dishonesty. Dr JC was accused by the GMC of dishonesty that they contended amounted to their fitness to...
GMC’s meaning of fitness to practise

GMC’s meaning of fitness to practise

FollowFollowFollowFollow The General Medical Council is responsible to regulating doctors ensuring that doctors are fit to practise.  It can act if a doctor’s fitness to practise is impaired.  How does the GMC define fitness to practise?  The GMC’s statement of policy...