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Recent Blog & Publications

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9 Jan

Stephen McCaffrey successfully persuade medical practitioners’ tribunal that doctor’s fitness to practise is not impaired as hearing is closed at stage 1.

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9 Jan

Doctors are entitled to legal representation at a Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) hearing. Does legal representation pay? We look at what is involved in preparing for a MPTS hearing and the value of legal representation.

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3 Jan

Can a registered doctor voluntarily come off a Register at a time when the Medical Council is actively considering whether to re-open a complaint?

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20 Dec

2021 has been another significant year for fitness to practise. This is our overview of fitness to practise in 2021.

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12 Dec

In a recent High Court appeal case, the Court clarified the right approach that must be adopted by the GMC when it interferes with a doctor’s Human Rights.

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5 Dec

What is ‘strengthening practice’ that ‘remediation’ is not, and what does this change in terminology mean for registered nurses and midwives?