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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.
Our Professional Regulatory team highlights key releases from November 2014 including NMC, GDC, GOC, GPhC, CILEx, BSB, ARB, NCTL, RCVS, Department of Health and the Home Office.
Our Professional Regulatory team looks at people news in the professional regulatory field during November 2014.
The Appellant brought an appeal against the ARB on the grounds the PCC had erred in its findings of UPC and sanction.
The Fitness to Practise Panel of the General Medical Council erred in suspending the Appellant's registration for a period of three months as it had not fully considered the available sanctions, namely a condition on the Appellant's practice.
The Court of Appeal found that the appellant's fitness to practise remained impaired by reason of the misconduct they found proved against him and his lack of insight into his failings; as such, erasure was a proportionate sanction.
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.