Posts Tagged ‘Out-of-hours’

Dr Ubani’s gagging order application rejected

Dr Stuart Gray, the GP whose father was killed by German locum Dr Daniel Ubani, has welcomed a court decision to reject a gagging order against himself and...

Out-of-hours firm had systemic failings, CQC says

A company providing out-of-hours care in an area where a pensioner died after a painkiller overdose had "systematic" failings, the NHS regulator says. D...

German GP who killed patient in UK struck off

An out-of-hours doctor from Germany who killed a patient with an overdose of a painkiller has been struck off by the GMC. Dr Daniel Ubani, 67, injected Da...

GPs to take back out-of-hours, says government

The Conservatives have confirmed they will force GPs to take back responsibilities for out-of-hours by entering into new contract negotiations. Speaking...

GMC wants new powers to test European docs

The GMC has once again called for an urgent change in the law to enable them to test the language skills and competency of European doctors before they sta...

Our GPs must prevent out-of-hours “killings”

Apologies over the unnecessary death of David Gray have filled the front pages and airwaves this week. He was given a fatal overdose by Dr Daniel Uban...

Employer of overdose GP loses second NHS contract

A private company running out of hours GP services for the NHS has lost a second contract in the aftermath of the case of a foreign doctor who accidentally...

Death case locum firm has contract terminated

The private company that hired a foreign doctor who accidentally killed a patient on his first UK shift as a locum has had an NHS contract terminated early...

Trusts to review safety of out-of-hours GP services

All 152 NHS organisations responsible for out-of-hours GP services in England have been ordered to review patient safety following the case of a German doc...