Posts Tagged ‘MPTS’

Surgeon struck off for accidentally removed a woman’s ovary instead of her appendix

A surgeon who accidentally removed a woman's ovary instead of her appendix has been struck off after being branded a 'danger to patients'. Dr Lawal Haru...

Doctor who denies shaken baby syndrome struck off by MPTS over court evidence

A leading expert in children’s brain development who denies the existence of shaken baby syndrome has been banned from practising as a doctor after being...

Married doctor blackmailed after booking prostitute for sex during work hours at hospital

A married doctor booked sex with a prostitute in between treating mothers and babies at a maternity hospital before being blackmailed over the encounter, a...

Doctor posted expletive-filled Twitter rants about patients, tribunal hears

A senior hospital doctor ran an expletive-laden Twitter account in which he ranted about A&E patients “crippling” the NHS, a tribunal has heard. ...

George Osborne’s brother struck off after affair with vulnerable patient

George Osborne’s psychiatrist brother has been struck off after a two-year relationship with a vulnerable patient he had been treating for anxiety and de...

MPTS heavily criticised over decision not to strike off cardiologist

A decision not to strike a doctor off the medical register after downloading indecent images of children at work has been widely criticised. Dr Stev...

GMC urged to abolish low level sanctions

The GMC's low level sanctions against doctors should be abolished. That's the view of the medical defence body the MDU. Responding to the GMC consultati...

Tomlinson pathologist guilty of misconduct and lies

Freddy Patel, the pathologist who conducted the first postmortem on Ian Tomlinson, has been found guilty by a medical tribunal of misconduct, deficient pro...

New tribunal service launched at the GMC

The General Medical Council has launched a new tribunal service in the biggest shake-up of fitness to practise hearings since they were introduced in 1858....

GMC after power to contest fitness to practise rulings

The GMC could be armed with powers to challenge the verdicts given in fitness to practice hearings, after the council approved plans to transfer the runnin...

Medical Practitioner Tribunals need the right input

The GMC is seeking views on its plans to establish the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service which would take responsibility for running hearings and for ...