Regulatory: Notable case

GDC v Grabowski

Heather Norton represented the GDC in a case concerning the substandard dental treatment of numerous patients, and financial dishonesty arising from encouraging patients to pay for private treatment rather than NHS treatment and then claiming from the NHS for the work carried out.

Notable cases:

Appeal Re: DCI S (2015)
Alex Felix represents DCI in Police Appeal Tribunal
Alexandra Felix

Sergeant Loughran-Dickson (2014)
Represents interests of family
Lydia Barnfather

GDC -v- Kibria (2014)
Fallon Alexis represents General Dental Council in prosecution of unqualified tooth whitener
Fallon Alexis

GDC -v- Ross (2014)
Polly Dyer acted for the General Dental Council in a prosecution involving the illegal practice of tooth whitening.
Polly Dyer

BHA -v- Jarvis (Alan) (2014)
Tim Naylor acted on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority against racehorse trainer Alan Jarvis.
Tim Naylor

Successfully defended a doctor accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour and dishonesty. (2014)
Zoe Johnson QC successfully defended a doctor accused by the GMC of sexually inappropriate behaviour and dishonesty.
Zoe Johnson QC

NMC -v- Quinn (2014)
Lead counsel in successful 3 month prosecution of Mr Quinn Who set up and ran an elite unregistered Private hospital for cele
Linda Strudwick

MPTS (GMC) Hearing Post Manslaughter Conviction (2013)
Adrian Darbishire QC represented Dr G, a consultant urologist who had pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 2012, in misconduct p
Adrian Darbishire QC

BHA -v Arnold (Stephen) (2013)
Acted on behalf of the British Horseracing Authority against racehorse owner Stephen Arnold.
Tim Naylor

Student Disciplinary Hearing (2013)
Edward Henry successfully represents student at disciplinary hearing.
Edward Henry

Articles:

A new era of enforcement in hospital care?
Ben FitzGerald - Barrister at QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers and First Junior Counsel to the Mid Staffordshire Trust Public Inq 29.11.2013
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The Mid Staffordshire Inquiry - An Introduction to its lessons.
Ben FitzGerald has completed an article on the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry. 16.8.2013
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Regulation of Healthcare Professionals
Whistle-blowing, disclosure and patient confidentiality - the conflict between confidentiality and a duty to disclose. 29.9.2009
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Criminal Prosecutions for Regulators
Selva Ramasamy examines how and why the issue of a criminal prosecution may arise, and the advantages and disadvantages of c 28.7.2009
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For more information on regulatory matters, please contact the clerks on 020 7583 5766 or barristers@qebholliswhiteman.co.uk