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Self-anaesthetising anaesthetist

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2012

C was an anaesthetist and an intravenous drug-user who had been using a variety of drugs for 15 years, throughout which time he had been practising medicine

Refusal to comply with performance assessments leads to erasure where concerns over clinical competencies

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2012

U appealed against the Fitness to Practise Panel’s decision to erase him from the register

Unregistered cosmetic surgery clinic fined £40,000 by CQC

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 8 2012

In the first prosecution of its kind, a private clinic has been fined £40,000 for performing cosmetic surgery without being registered

Dishonesty not proven and sanction set aside by court

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2012

The Court held that the GMC’s Fitness to Practise Panel had been wrong to find that a locum anaesthetist had deliberately deleted a statement of truth from his timesheets and that the conduct amounted to dishonesty

Ability to rescind an earlier decision

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2012

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N) was not entitled to rescind its earlier decision that a nurse (B) had no case to answer in respect of allegations of mistreating andor neglecting a patient

Suspension following breach of undertaking

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 8 2012

D was suspended for nine months after she breached an undertaking to agree to a professional performance assessment

High Court approves £11m settlement in medical negligence claim involving a girl injured at birth

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 8 2012

The NHS has agreed to pay £10.8m in compensation after a hospital’s failure to monitor a woman during labour led to her daughter suffering catastrophic injuries when she was born

NHS Trust cleared of negligence for causing brain damage during birth

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 20 2012

In Amy Jane Ludwig (by her mother & litigation friend Della Louise Ludwig) v Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS trust Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS foundation trust (2012), the claimant claimed damages from two NHS Trusts for alleged clinical negligence in failing to identify or treat a Group B Streptococcus infection carried by her mother at the time of her birth

Court refuses to interfere when there is “reasonable basis for the committee’s decision” in GDC fitness to practise case

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 20 2012

In Ramjam v General Dental Council (GDC), a dentist with over 30 years’ experience appealed against a GDC decision to remove him from the register after he had conducted invasive treatment which caused a patient irreparable damage to her teeth

Panel acting as experts

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 20 2012

RL, a psychiatrist, appealed against the procedural decisions and findings of fact made by the GMC’s fitness to practise panel