December 2016 Archive

Ogunlola v NMC (Admin Court, 19 October 2016, unreported)

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The Appellant did not have strong grounds to bring an appeal and it is of note that a significant ground was instantly rejected, as it had not been pursued via the correct route. More …

Anwar and Ahmed v National College for Teaching & Leadership (1) The Secretary of State for Education (2) [2016] EWHC 2507 (Admin)

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A timely reminder for all prosecutors of their disclosure obligations, especially in proceedings where there are a number of hearings arising from the same facts. More …

R(on the application of Rothschild) v GDC [2015] EWHC 1632

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This case is significant in two respects. First, it confirms that section 40 of the Dentists Act 1984, which precludes unregistered persons (which encompasses suspended dentists) from receiving payment for dentistry carried out by other people, does not preclude suspended or erased owners of dental practices from engaging locums to ensure continuing care for their patients. The only restriction is on them earning money for doing so. More …

Wisniewska v NMC [2016] EWHC 2672 (Admin)

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This decision serves as a reminder not only that fitness to practise committees must ensure that they take all relevant matters into account at the appropriate stage, but also that they must show that they have done so in their reasoning. More …