Professional regulatory

Dr Olumide Lookman Yusuff v General Medical Council [2018] EWHC 13 (Admin)

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The High Court dismissed an appeal made by the appellant Doctor against a finding on a second review of a substantive order of current impairment and sanction of a 6-month suspension order. More …

General Medical Council v Raychaudhuri [2017] EWHC 3216 (Admin)

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The Respondent had appeared before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal ("the MPT") for dishonesty charges arising out of his conduct as a Locum Paediatric Registrar on 13 December 2014, when he was dealing with Patient A. More …

General Medical Council v Christopher Lamming [2017] EWHC 3309 (Admin)

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This was an appeal by the General Medical Council (GMC) against the decision of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (MPT) to restore the Respondent to the Register of medical practitioners which is maintained by the Appellant. More …

R (on the application of the British Medical Association) v General Medical Council [2017] EWCA Civ 2191

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A renewed application for permission to appeal from a decision of Hickinbottom J in May 2016 was refused by the Court of Appeal in December 2017. More …

Press releases - Professional Regulatory February 2018

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Press releases - Professional Regulatory February 2018 More …

General Medical Council v Stone [2017] EWHC 2534 (Admin)

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The GMC successfully appealed a suspension order imposed against a General Practitioner for engaging in a sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient and allegations of dishonesty in relation to providing supportive letters on behalf of the patient for asset lending and benefit claims. More …

General Medical Council and others v Michalak (Solicitors Regulation Authority and others intervening) Supreme Court [2017] UKSC 71

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Professionals who wish to bring a discrimination claim against their regulator can do so in the Employment Tribunal – they are not prevented from doing so by the availability of judicial review - unless there is a specific statutory right of appeal. More …

GMC v Krishnan [2017] EWHC 2892 (Admin)

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This decision of the Queen's Bench Division, supports Ivey as good law and as the correct approach to be applied in regulatory proceedings. More …

A step in the right direction for regulatory reform?

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For over 10 years, there has been talk of reforming how healthcare professionals are regulated in the UK. In February 2017, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt set the wheels in motion for creating a super regulator. More …