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High Court awards costs against General Dental Council and dentist in PSA appeal
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2016

Health care professionals subject to disciplinary proceedings will often assume that the final hearing determination will conclude the matter. However


At long last - government to start cracking down on dodgy cosmetic surgeons
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 26 2016

In a long overdue but very welcome development for patients of cosmetic surgery, the government is finally taking steps to tighten regulation


When tooth whitening is beyond the pale
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 23 2016

The tooth whitening industry continues to grow in the UK, thanks in part to celebrity culture. As a result, targeting and eradicating practitioners


High Court clarifies the position in relation to reliance on documents from previous investigations andor the findings from previous investigations
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2016

The background to this case is set out in a previous blog by my colleague, Tessa Nejranowski. This can be accessed here. In Brief, the Appellant was


Bringing a Claim for Cerebral Palsy: The “Older” Claimant
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

In my last blog, I talked about some of the tell-tale signs for birth related hypoxic brain injury and what might trigger an investigation into the


Case Update: High Court remits case back to the General Dental Council’s Professional Conduct Committee to reconsider whether the erasure sanction imposed was proportionate
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 9 2016

This was a statutory appeal to the High Court in relation to a decision of the Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) of the General Dental Council


Addressing the suicide risk of doctors under investigation: the GMC take action
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2016

Complaints made to the GMC can take around six months to investigate and far longer to resolve if there is to be a fitness to practise hearing


Press Round-Up: Regulatory and Professional Discipline. June 2016 - July 2016
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2016

The BSB is preparing to begin authorising Alternative Business Structures (ABS) later this year subject to the Lord Chancellor’s approval. The BSB is


Doctors encouraged to ask “is this sepsis?” in all cases of infection
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2016

Sepsis is in the news again following new guidance from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) urging doctors to be vigilant to


Court rejects argument that actions which can be obviously detected rebut a finding of dishonesty
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2016

Dr Jenyo (the Appellant) worked as a General Practitioner (GP). It was alleged that he acted dishonestly in retrospectively altering the electronic