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Case update: Dishonesty removes another doctor from the medical register
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

Dr Ariyanayagam (the Appellant) appeared before a Fitness to Practise Panel (the Panel) of the General Medical Council (GMC) in July 2015. The Panel


Legal update: Professionals beware of your duty of care when providing gratuitous services
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2016

The High Court has provided another cautionary judgement to professionals of all disciplines. It ruled that a duty of care is owed in spite of no


Case update: High Court reemphasises the significance of a finding of dishonesty against a professional by overturning Panel’s determination
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

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


Case update: NMC Conduct and Competence Panel’s analysis of the credibility of witnesses is strongly criticised
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

The decision of Mrs Justice Andrews DBE in this appeal may make difficult reading for the Conduct and Competence Committee (CCC) which adjudicated


Press Round-Up: Regulatory and Professional Discipline - December 2015 - January 2016
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

BSB seeks women’s experiences at the Bar - the BSB launched a survey on 12 January 2015 to better understand women's experiences of the equality


Does the new GMC power mean double jeopardy for doctors?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) was set up in 2012 to run all hearings where a doctor's performance or conduct has been called into


Case Update: High Court emphasises the seriousness of a finding of dishonesty against a professional
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2016

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


High Court dismisses appeal by Barrister on the basis that the sanction imposed was entirely appropriate and proportionate
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

In this case, a barrister, Oliver White (‘W’) appealed to the Queen’s Bench Division against a three-month suspension imposed by the Disciplinary


Professional regulatory hearings - looking ahead to 2016
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2016

The radical reform of health and social care regulation suggested by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) this year is long overdue. The


Professionals: beware the excesses of the Christmas party
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2015

We are well into the Christmas party season, where good cheer and high-jinx abounds and the wine flows freely. Regulated professionals - doctors