DOCTOR WITH A LEGAL ISSUE? GIVE US A CALL: 020 7060 1776
Refusal to give evidence and inference in GMC FtP cases

Refusal to give evidence and inference in GMC FtP cases

FollowFollowFollowFollow R (Kuzmin) v General Medical Council [2019] EWHC 2129 (Admin) The High Court has recently ruled that a GMC tribunal is entitled to draw an adverse inference from a registrant’s refusal to give evidence. In this case Dr Kuzmin appeared before...
State indemnity scheme and GMC FtP referrals

State indemnity scheme and GMC FtP referrals

FollowFollowFollowFollow In April we reported on the introduction of the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice that came into effect on the 1st April 2019.  The scheme is a new state-backed indemnity scheme for general practice operated by NHS Resolution....
Doctor rest breaks and overtime – Court of Appeal ruling

Doctor rest breaks and overtime – Court of Appeal ruling

FollowFollowFollowFollow Junior doctors have won a court case against a hospital trust over rest breaks which “could have far-reaching implications for the NHS.”  In the case, 20 junior doctors took the Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to court claiming errors in...
Refusal to give evidence and inference in GMC FtP cases

GMC to regulate two new associates roles

FollowFollowFollowFollow The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the General Medical Council (GMC) will regulate physician associates (PA) and anaesthesia associates.  The decision by the DHSC comes after agreement from all four UK Governments was...