Discipline: Notable case

Stem-Cell Doctor Struck Off (2010)

Tom Kark instructed by the General Medical Council.  Following allegations that a Dutch-trained Doctor offered stem cell treatment to multiple sclerosis sufferers the GMC found " the doctor had breached good medical practice by "exploiting vulnerable patients" and his actions had caused lasting harm.

Further report and details   BBC News

Fitness to Practise Panels and Press Release   General Medical Council

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

GCC -v- Dr JT (2014)
Acted on behalf of Dr JT who faced allegations of sexually inappropriate and unprofessional conduct towards a patient.
Linda Strudwick

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

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

NMC -v- Quinn (2013)
Disciplinary hearing against nurse who ran celebrity hospital.
Linda Strudwick

Mid-Staffs NHS Public Inquiry (2013)
Further updates of Mid-Staff Inquiry where Tom Kark QC, Ben Fitzgerald and Tom Baker are appointed as counsel to the inquiry
Tom Kark QC | Ben FitzGerald | Tom Baker

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

Chiropractor Exonerated (2013)
Misconduct hearing
Adrian Darbishire QC

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