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Uddin v. General Medical Council

The court stated obiter that in considering issues of dishonesty in fitness to practise cases, the General Medical Council had to take care in applying the Ghosh test of dishonesty,... Read More

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Mandic-Bozic, R (on the application of) v BACP & Anor

Facts The Claimant in Mandic-Bozic was a psychotherapist and a member of both the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (“BACP”), the Defendant, and, the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy... Read More

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Sarker v Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Sarker v Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust: the High Court refuses to step in to halt an ongoing disciplinary hearing. Robert Moretto represented the successful Trust, instructed by Capsticks Solicitors LLP. For a summary... Read More

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COURT OF APPEAL HANDS DOWN JUDGMENT IN WELSH DENTISTS CASE

COURT OF APPEAL HANDS DOWN JUDGMENT IN WELSH DENTISTS CASE The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment that clarifies the working of the standard contract that applies to... Read More

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Michelle Fynes v. St George’s Hospital NHS Trust

Mark Sutton QC and Louise Chudleigh win case regarding classification under MHPS type procedures as between conduct and health:   A decision was handed down by the High Court today... Read More

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Rashid v. General Medical Council

Medical practitioner - Disciplinary committee - Interim suspension - Appellant doctor being suspended when facing allegations of misconduct and fraud - Appellant appealing - Whether suspension necessary, desirable or proportionate.... Read More

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Neil Salter v. Chief Constable of Dorset Police

The appellant police sergeant (S) appealed against a decision ((2011) EWHC 3366 (Admin)) dismissing his appeal to the Police Appeals Tribunal in relation to the sanction imposed by the respondent... Read More

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Kerslake v. North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

Does Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS prevent an NHS employer from considering dismissal of a doctor for some other substantial reason? The answer from the High Court... Read More

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A v. HTX

Although an NHS trust's handling of the case of a doctor suffering from bipolar disorder had breached some provisions of its policy on handling concerns about the conduct, performance and... Read More

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Lim v Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

An NHS trust would be in breach of a doctor's contract of employment by conducting a hearing about his capability without first referring the matter to a National Clinical Assessment... Read More

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Mattu v. University Hospitals of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust

A cardiology consultant's civil right to practise his profession had not been determined by an NHS trust's disciplinary process and his subsequent dismissal as he was still a fully-registered medical... Read More

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X v Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

The court considered the contractual status of a doctors' disciplinary procedure which mirrored the terms set out in "Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS", and whether an NHS... Read More

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Richard Dermott v. London Borough of Harrow

The decision of a local authority's disciplinary panel that allegations of harassment against a former employee were substantiated showed no flaw in relation to the disciplinary process, the decision reached... Read More

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Austin v. Chief Constable of Surrey Police

The claimant (W) applied for judicial review of a decision of a temporary assistant chief constable purporting to terminate his employment as a police officer pursuant to the Police Regulations... Read More

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Dr Kulkarni v. Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in the case of Dr Kulkarni v. Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Kulkarni was successfully represented by Mr Jonathan Davies... Read More

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Deborah Henshall v. General Medical Council & Others

The Preliminary Proceedings Committee of the General Medical Council, having identified the correct test to apply in order to decide whether a complaint should be referred to the Professional Conduct... Read More

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Anthony Sadler v. General Medical Council

The General Medical Council's Committee on Professional Performance had jurisdiction to determine the referral of a complaint about the performance of appellant consultant surgeon. There was nothing irregular or unfair... Read More

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Balfour Kilpatrick Ltd v Acheson & Ors

Appeal by the employer from a decision of an employment tribunal that the applicants had been dismissed contrary to s.100(1)(c) Employment Rights Act 1996. The respondent employees were employed by... Read More

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Dr Mohammed Saeed v. Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

In deciding whether to treat complaints against medical practitioners as either matters of personal conduct or matters of professional conduct or competence for the purposes of disciplinary proceedings, the correct... Read More
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