Discipline: Notable case

GMC -v- Kenyon (2014)

Ben Fitzgerald is representing the GMC in a FTP hearing into the conduct of Dr Julian Kenyon who charged severely ill cancer patients for an unconventional and largely unproven treatment known as Sono Photo Dynamic Therapy. On 1 September 2014, the FTP Panel concluded that Dr Kenyon was guilty of making misleading statements about the effectiveness of SPDT to one terminally ill patient and to an undercover journalist, who was posing as the husband of a seriously ill cancer patient. The Panel will go on to consider whether Dr Kenyon’s fitness to practise is impaired at a resumed hearing of the case in December 2014.

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Notable cases:

GMC -v- Kenyon (2014)
Acts on behalf of GMC in Fitness to Practise case against Doctor alleged to have misled patients over novel cancer treatment.
Ben FitzGerald

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

GDC V Addow (2013)
Dentist Omar Sheikh Mohamed Addow struck off for offering female genital mutilation
Tom Kark QC

GMC v Dr Burley (2013)
GP had relationship with patient

Chiropractor Exonerated (2013)
Misconduct hearing
Adrian Darbishire QC

GMC v Dr Beacon (2013)
Surgeon has an affair with a patient
Ben FitzGerald

NMC v Dmitrowicz (2013)
Nurse facing competence allegations
Caoimhe Daly

GMC v Keilloh (2012)
Dr found guilty of dishonest conduct
Tom Kark QC | Ben FitzGerald

Articles:

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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