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High Court terminate interim suspension of doctor facing gross negligence manslaughter charges following death of 6 year old child
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

This was an appeal against the decision of an Interim Orders Panel (the Panel) of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) on 8 January 2015


High Court reminds fitness to practice committees of their duty to provide sufficient reasons
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

A dentist, Mr M, sought to challenge the decision of the Interim Orders Committee (IOC) of the General Dental Council (GDC) to place interim


High Court makes clear that allegations are not be amended to meet changing evidence at hearing
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) referred to the High Court a decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee (the Committee) of the


GMC intervention: this time, it’s personal
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

Whilst most doctors would expect and may even accept that their clinical practice ultimately and appropriately falls to be scrutinized by the GMC


The duty to explain risks to patients: a new exposition on consent from the Supreme Court
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

The recent unanimous decision of the Supreme Court in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board 2015 UKSC 11 makes it clear that the older case law


GMC appeal - is dishonesty less serious if the motive andor gain is not immediately apparent?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2015

Dr A lodged an appeal against a decision of the Fitness to Practise Panel (the Panel) of the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service of the GMC


Haemophilia and Hepatitis compensation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2015

David Cameron recently made a public apology in the House of Commons for what was called "the worst treatment disaster in the history of Britain's


A new test for dishonesty in disciplinary proceedings?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2015

As the leading practitioner text explains ever since the Divisional Court's decision in the case of Bryant and Bench v The Law Society 2007 EWHC


High Court holds that NMC Panel erred in its decision making as the full gravity of the case had not been brought to their attention
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

The Appellant, the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA), appealed to the High Court against the decision made by the


Committee’s findings on dishonesty quashed on the basis that the practitioner had no reason to lie in relation to a peripheral issue in the case
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2015

Dr R, a Consultant in Oral Surgery, was employed by King’s College Hospital. In 2012 a patient treated by Dr R died subsequent to surgery. Thereafter