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I have represented hundreds of clients in criminal, regulatory and disciplinary cases.
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NMC Defence Barrister
I am an experienced medical defence barrister specialising in all matters relating to NMC Fitness to Practise proceedings.
GMC Defence Barrister
I am an experienced medical defence barrister specialising in all matters relating to GMC Fitness to Practise proceedings.
GPhC Defence Barrister
I am a leading GPhC Defence Barrister defending pharmacists and pharmacy technicians facing fitness to practise proceedings.
GDC Defence Barrister
I am a medical defence barrister acting for a range of dental practitioners in all matters relating to their fitness to practise.
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Recent Blog & Publications
An important GMC report, Caring for doctors, Caring for patients, has been published including recommendations to “help deliver safe, supportive and inclusive environments” for doctors.
A joint set of principles has been issued by healthcare regulators to help protect patient safety and welfare when accessing medication online or over the phone.
In this article I will look at the legal basis for medical fitness, look at the Group 2 medical standards and make a case for suspensions rather than revocations and refusals in cases of medical fitness.