Any criminal conviction will be viewed as proven in a fitness to practise case and attempts at denial could be interpreted as lack insight.
Doctors can appeal GMC decisions relating to registration, licensing, restoration and revalidation but legal advice is key to good outcomes.
At any point during an investigation, the GMC can refer a doctor to an interim orders tribunal at the MPTS.
Nurses can avoid the anxiety and cost of a full fitness to practise hearing through consensual panel determinations but care should be taken when deciding the best route to take.
The GMC placed emphasis on its “zero tolerance of sexual harassment” with a “clear definition of what constitutes it” in the updated Good medical practice.
The GMC has published the updated version of the Good Medical Practice. We look at the changes and what they mean for doctors.
A recent case serves as an important reminder to all doctors to ensure they maintain appropriate professional boundaries with patients at all times.
Contact from the GMC can be distressing for doctors and there are important things doctors should do when they receive correspondence from the GMC.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Kings View Resolutions, set up to help and support health and social care businesses with achieving regulatory compliance, maintaining their compliance and dealing with compliance issues arising from the workplace.
Specialist legal advice will assist nurses with advice on insight and evidence of Strengthened Practice, but early engagement is essential.
GMC Case Examiners agreed with all our arguments, including a number of fundamental criticisms levelled at the GMC case and their expert.
GMC fitness to practise investigations can take years, to conclude. Can you afford to not work, or work under restrictions, during this time?
Doctors under investigation may quickly find the GMC is far less concerned about protecting doctors highlighting the value of legal advice.
If you have previously been registered as a pharmacist with the GPhC, you can apply to re-join the GPhC register.
Does evidence of insight and remediation really make a difference before a Medical Practitioner’s Tribunal (MPT)?