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To tweet or not to tweet ?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2016

The temptation to tweet what is on your mind can often be very strong. Perhaps someone has annoyed you at work, or, if you are a student, has failed


How the General Dental Council deals with complaints against Dental Practitioners
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 11 2016

Most dentists' experience of the General Dental Council (GDC) is limited to obtaining and maintaining their professional registration. But for around


Case Update: Brain injured man awarded full damages from Trust whose delay in his emergency treatment materially contributed to his pre-existing injury
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Dr Sido John was a GP who, when he was 16 years old, developed a mild right-sided hemiparesis, meaning that he could only effectively use his left


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