Fitness to Practise in Review – 2022

Fitness to Practise in Review – 2022

Racial Bias & Discrimination Sadly, 2022 saw a continuation of regulators struggling with racial bias & discrimination.  Of note, was the recent case of doctor Dr Manjula Arora that forced the General Medical Council to apologise to her and forced to accept...
HCPTS refuse HCPC’s application for an interim order

HCPTS refuse HCPC’s application for an interim order

Our client, AG, faced extremely serious allegations relating to theft of controlled drugs, fraudulent behaviour to cover it up and other unrelated dishonesty. The HCPC made an application following a year of inaction in relation to the referral. They were requesting...
Misconduct in Fitness to Practise

Misconduct in Fitness to Practise

Misconduct in Fitness to Practise In order to understand misconduct, you must firstly understand what fitness to practise means.  Whilst each healthcare regulator’s definition is different in certain respects, generally speaking, fitness to practise means that a...