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Child’s birth injury judgement highlights poor standards of medical record keeping
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

The recent decision of Mrs Justice McGowan in the case of FE (represented by his Litigation Friend PE) v. St Georges University Hospitals NHS Trust


Case update: High Court reaffirms Fitness to Practise Panels have a duty to support unrepresented registrants and are not bound by determinations on sanction by differently constituted panels
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

This was an appeal to the High Court against the decision of a Fitness to Practice Panel (the Panel) of the General Pharmaceutical Council (the


Report on ‘overstretched’ NHS Ophthalmic services gives cause for concern
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

The President of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Professor Carrie MacEwen, has warned the BBC that NHS ophthalmic services are struggling to


Press Round-Up: Regulatory and Professional Discipline - February 2016 - March 2016
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

BSB publishes responses to the Future Bar Training consultation - the BSB published on 1 February 2016 a summary of the initial responses to its


Case Update: Too little too late? The importance of giving sufficient regard to serious and sustained dishonesty even when there is subsequent remorse and remediation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2016

The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (the PSA) appealed to the High Court, in respect of decisions of the Fitness to


Case Update: The Court of Appeal reaffirms the approach to be taken by Panels in deciding whether to proceed in the absence of a Registrant
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2016

The appeals in these matters were factually unconnected, but raised similar issues in terms of the approach adopted by the General Medical Council


Case update: Nurse’s appeal against strike off dismissed by the High Court despite highlighting the impact on his personal circumstances
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2016

Mr Gabarda is from the Philippines and he came to the United Kingdom (UK) in 2003 to work. In 2012, Mr Gabarda worked as a registered nurse in two


Case summary: Social workers loses on appeal after displaying patent dishonesty in contravention of the standards expected of a registered health and social care professional
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2016

The Appellant, a social worker, regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) appealed against the decision of the Conduct and


Case update: High Court endorses the application of the open justice principle in disciplinary proceedings by overturning anonymity decision
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) appealed to the High Court to overturn a retrospective anonymity order made by the Solicitors Disciplinary


Professional negligence claims - requirement for clear advice and terms of engagement
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2016

When a client choses to retain the services of a solicitor (or other professional person) they are relying on their specialist expertise to help them