June 2013 Archive

Brake road safety

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Brake, the road safety charity, has issued best practice guidance and a fleet survey report for fleet managers in relation to young drivers at work. More …

Six month suspension order for failure to declare caution

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A panel of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has placed a six month suspension order over chiropodist/podiatrist Pamela JI Brampton for failing to declare a caution for theft issued in 2008. More …

GMC - Good Medical Practice 2013

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The General Medical Council (GMC) registers doctors to practise medicine in the UK. Their purpose is to protect, promote and maintain health and safety by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine. More …

Appeal against finding of impairment by reason of non-cooperation dismissed

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The High Court has upheld a decision that Practice Nurse Michelle Jane Margaret Harford's failure to cooperate with an investigation of a colleague, F, amounted to misconduct and impairment of fitness to practise. More …

Registered Nurse loses appeal against decision to remove his name from the NMC register

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Peter Teong Tatt Chuah, was struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Conduct and Competence Committee panel after they heard that Mr Chuah had received convictions for drink driving and common assault. More …

ACAS Code uplift applied to "loss of confidence" dismissal

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The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures applies to "disciplinary and grievance situations in the workplace". More …

Careless driving and other fixed motoring penalties consultation

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The Department for Transport has today published the Government's response to consultation on the treatment of careless driving penalties and other motoring fixed penalties. More …