Posts Tagged ‘Suspended’

Royal Surrey Hospital suspends epilepsy doctor

A hospital doctor has been suspended after concerns were raised about how children with epilepsy were being treated. Parents of 569 children have been t...

Suspension periods are falling, figures suggest

Suspension periods for doctors - who have fallen foul of their practices or trusts - are getting shorter, figures reveal. However, GP suspensions still av...

Overseas doctors more likely to be suspended

Doctors qualifying outside the UK are more likely to be referred to be excluded or suspended from work than UK medical graduates. Statistics from the Nati...

Scotjunior doesn’t deserve Needham’s rehash

While I was writing this blog, a news story on the issue was posted on the site, but I make no apology for the apparent repetition - I think this is import...

Consultant “didn’t break data protection rules”

A senior diabetes consultant who was sacked for gross misconduct after faxing patient records from her hospital to a community clinic has been exonerated b...

Pressure to improve support for whistleblowers

Health secretary Andy Burnham is coming under pressure to investigate the unfair treatment of NHS whistleblowers.  More than 2,000 people have signed a p...

Sacked consultant psychiatrist wins bullying appeal

A leading consultant at top-security Broadmoor Hospital - sacked after complaints of bullying from colleagues, including a former lover - has won his case ...

Whistleblower wins claim after criticising cuts

A consultant has won a landmark whistleblowing victory against NHS managers who tried to silence him when he spoke out against cuts. Ramon Niekrash, a con...

New safeguarding quango can ban doctors

The government’s new safeguarding authority - which will have the power to remove doctors from their jobs - is creating an unnecessary and “burdensome...

It’s time to start trusting doctors again

When the murderous school caretaker Ian Huntley lured pupils Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman into his house in Soham in 2002, it was to start a far reachi...

Baby P clinic whistleblower was “unprotected”

Whistleblowing policies fail to protect doctors who speak out about patient safety says the doctor who highlighted problems at the clinic which missed Baby...