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Failure to remove claims - the end of the road?

United Kingdom - June 6 2019 Today in Poole Borough Council v GN and Another 2019 UKSC 25, the Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed an appeal by the claimants. The court...

Judith Martin.

Allegations of dishonesty: insight without admission?

United Kingdom - May 23 2019 If a doctor denies dishonesty, in the teeth of a Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) finding to the contrary, can they ever demonstrate that...

Can you challenge a criminal conviction in a civil claim?

United Kingdom - May 22 2019 If you are convicted of a crime, can you contest that in a civil claim? In Vincent Friel v Dr Ian Brown 2019 CSOH 30 Lady Carmichael addressed the...

Nursing a grievance: disparity amongst regulators?

United Kingdom - May 9 2019 Doctors and nurses, like so many professionals, are subject to regulation and oversight by their professional bodies. Part of that oversight includes...

Single clinical incidents: no longer a concern for the GMC?

United Kingdom - May 2 2019 The GMC have announced procedural changes in a bid to reduce the number of investigations into single clinical incidents. After a two-year pilot...

Chris Dunn.