SAS and LE doctors reporting “unfair treatment”

SAS and LE doctors reporting “unfair treatment”

FollowFollowFollowFollow GMC has published the initial results of its first ever survey of SAS and LE doctors with many reporting “unfair treatment”.  Associate Specialist (SAS) and Locally Employed (LE) doctors reported workplace experiences including rudeness,...
Doctor avoids GMC suspension

Doctor avoids GMC suspension

FollowFollowFollowFollow A doctor, represented by Kings View Chambers, has avoided a practice suspension following a MPTS hearing where they were accused of dishonesty.  Dr JC was accused by the GMC of dishonesty that they contended amounted to their fitness to...
GMC’s meaning of fitness to practise

GMC’s meaning of fitness to practise

FollowFollowFollowFollow The General Medical Council is responsible to regulating doctors ensuring that doctors are fit to practise.  It can act if a doctor’s fitness to practise is impaired.  How does the GMC define fitness to practise?  The GMC’s statement of policy...
MPTS, legal representation and outcomes for doctors

MPTS, legal representation and outcomes for doctors

FollowFollowFollowFollow A recent study has concluded that the outcome of MPTS decisions was consistently linked to doctors’ engagement with hearings rather than their personal characteristics.  In particular the study found that doctors who did not attend their...