High court finds that tribunal treated GP too leniently

BMJ 2017; 359: j5564
Author: Clare Dyer
“The General Medical Council has won a High Court ruling that a medical practitioners’ tribunal treated a GP too leniently when deciding whether his fitness to practise was impaired. A High Court judge ruled that the basis on which the tribunal decided that Muhammed Moazzam Chaudhary’s fitness to practise was impaired was too narrow and failed to take account of the need to maintain proper professional standards and public confidence in the profession.”
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