BMA loses challenge to “unfair” GMC rule

BMA loses obstacle to “unjust” GMC guideline

The BMA has lost its obstacle in the High Court to a brand-new General Medical Council rule for physical fitness to practice tribunals that the doctors’ union had branded unjust and “unreasonable.” The rule that lawfully certified chairs might offer recommendations to other tribunal members throughout their personal deliberations without revealing it to the doctor dealing with misbehavior allegations breached the right to a fair hearing, the BMA said at the High Court in London. The new rule was embraced in December 2015 after the GMC chose to utilize lawyers to chair tribunals sometimes, getting rid of the requirement for a legal assessor in those cases. Unless the … Register for a complimentary trial to to get unrestricted access to all content on for 2 Week. Register for a free trial Register for notifies …
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