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4th May 2020News

Professional Discipline Group Newsletter – May 2020

Welcome to the Professional Discipline Group Newsletter – May edition   Covid 19 deaths in the workplace: Chief Coroner’s guidance No 37 Alexandra Tampakopoulos   Causation and other issues: Queen on the application of Smith v Assistant Coroner for North West Wales Nikita McNeill   Expert Liar? McLennan v GMC Christopher Geering   The perils […]

20th Feb 2020News

Professional Discipline Group Newsletter

Welcome to the first 2 Hare Court Professional Discipline newsletter of 2020! Paul Renteurs looks at the unsual case of Bramhall and considers whether a warning given for misconduct can be properly set aside, and a case referred for a full hearing, when the same conduct subsequently results in a conviction. Vivienne Tanchel examines the […]

2nd Jul 2019News

“Inappropriate Protracted and Hostile Questioning” – From the Panel: Beard v General Osteopathic Council [2019] EWHC 1561 (Admin)

Ms Beard saw Patient A over the course of two appointments. Shortly afterwards Patient A sent a written complaint to Ms Beard. As the court commented, “it is difficult to convey its tone; it was inappropriately long, opinionated, personal, over-familiar, with a false bonhomie covering an underlying aggression.”  Ms Beard, in her reply, described it as “verging on […]

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