We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 340

Press round-up: regulatory and professional discipline, April 2014

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

Much of the news from this month concerns the recently released the Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions Etc. Bill (The Bill). Read our

Consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon at University Hospital of North Staffordshire suspended due to patient safety concerns

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust is investigating treatment provided by one of its consultants after concerns were raised

Police and GMC investigate treatment provided by Mr Sudip Sarker, colorectal surgeon

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The General Medical Council and West Mercia Police are investigating the medical care provided by Mr Sudip Sarker, a colorectal surgeon, following a

Liver surgeon David Berry suspended over eight 'avoidable deaths', patients in Wales and Leicester are urged to get advice

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 2 2014

It has been widely reported that the General Medical Council (GMC) has banned consultant surgeon David Paul Berry, based at University Hospital Wales

High Court holds anonymous hearsay evidence will usually be inadmissible in professional disciplinary proceedings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 2 2014

The High Court has held that in general it would be unfair to admit "potentially significant" anonymous hearsay evidence in professional disciplinary

Death contributed to by neglect

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 27 2014

A finding of neglect has serious repercussions in terms of reputational damage as well as potential criminal andor civil proceedings with additional

New calls for the NHS to be open about errors are positive but more needs to be done to improve the quality of patient care

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 26 2014

The NHS is facing a quality of care crisis which will only get worse until genuine efforts are made by NHS Trusts to embrace the duty of candour and

First UK prosecutions for FGM

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 24 2014

The Crown Prosecution Service has announced the first prosecutions over female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK. Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena will be

Dr Ononeze’s patients were not informed of GMC investigation into safety concerns

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 18 2014

In October 2013 the MPTS panel (who adjudicate on GMC investigations) found obstetrics and gynaecology consultant Dr Benjamin Ononeze's fitness to

How to choose a medical negligence solicitor

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 18 2014

You have been seriously injured while being treated in hospital. However, you are unhappy at the treatment that you received, which you believe