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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
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Recent Blog & Publications
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.
Cautions must be declared to healthcare regulatory bodies such as the NMC, GMC, GDC, HCPC and GPhC. There is often uncertainty over cautions, what they are and whether they should be declared.
When a decision by the MPTS is made in relation to a doctor’s fitness to practise, that decision can be subject to an appeal by various parties.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) launched a new emotional and practical support service for nursing and midwifery professionals involved in fitness to practise cases.