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Welcome to our latest edition of the professional regulatory law update, our update of the important case law and news in the field of Professional Regulation.
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LSB announces new Chief Executive and Jason Stokes resigns from General Dental Council
The SRA appealed the determination of the SDT to fine a solicitor who knowingly instructed an incompetent expert witness under a CFA for 15 months. The SDT sanctioned a £2,000 fine and the SRA argued that the appropriate sanction was a suspension.
The appellant doctor appealed against the decision of the Fitness to Practise Panel (the panel) of the respondent General Medical Council that his fitness to practise was impaired and that he should be removed from the register.
A Fitness to Practice Panel imposed a 6 month suspension on a trainee GP's Registration. It subsequently came to light that the effect of this was for the trainee to be removed from their training programme.
The appellant appealed against the decision of a fitness to practise panel's decision that he was guilty of misconduct, that his fitness to practise was impaired and to suspend him from practice for a period of 12 months.
The appellant authority appealed against a decision of the GMC's fitness to practise panel (the panel), that a psychiatrist (N) had been found not guilty of misconduct.
Patient A, being dissatisfied with the service that M, a dentist was providing referred the matter to the General Dental Council (the council), who found the allegations proved and suspended M for four months.