Healthcare: 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:

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

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

Admin Court Appeal Re: Mould (2012)
Sanction of Erasure
Sarah Plaschkes QC

Senyange v HCPC (2012)
GSCC Decision Upheld on Appeal
Caoimhe Daly

GMC v OS (2012)
Top Orthopaedic Surgeon exonerated at GMC
Adrian Darbishire QC

GMC v Keilloh (2012)
British army doctor on duty and attending at the death in captivity of Baha Mousa
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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Healthcare regulation caselaw update 2008
Sean Larkin provides a comprehensive update on healthcare regulation cases. With case index. 2.10.2008
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Fitness to Practise proceedings
Drafting allegations for Fitness to Practise proceedings in the General Medical Council. 1.3.2008
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