The doctor sought to end an order temporarily suspending his registration. He had been accused of dishonesty in his practice records, and of making false allegations against a fellow doctor. The suspension was pending the hearing. He was undergoing retraining, and said that the interim suspension would make it impossible to continue.
Held: The appeal failed. Exercising his own judgment, but respecting that of the Panel, that decision was correct. The nature and seriousness of the allegations, and the evidence in support of it, (accepting that they were not yet proved) justified the suspension.
Roger Kaye QC J
 EWHC 1296 (Admin),  Med LR 323
Medical Act 1983 41A
England and Wales
Cited – General Medical Council (GMC) v Hiew CA 30-Apr-2007
The doctor sought to challenge the extension of his suspension from practice.
Held: It was inappropriate in such an application to challenge the findings of fact which had led to the initial suspension. If he wished to do that, he should seek . .
Cited – General Medical Council v Sheill Admn 30-Nov-2006
Cited – Shiekh, Regina (On the Application of) v General Dental Council Admn 9-Nov-2007
Cited – Regina (On the Application of Sosanya) v General Medical Council Admn 2009
The court considered an application to lift the doctor’s suspension.
Held: Though a charge of money-laundering was not sufficient to justify suspension, the court also noted that no risk to members of the public had been identified from Dr . .
Cited – Walker, Regina (on the Application of) v General Medical Council Admn 15-Aug-2003
Where a doctor sought to have lifted an extension to his suspension, the court should start from the position that the suspension was currently in place before deciding whether it needed altering. However, ‘The terms of subsection 10 indicate that . .
Approved – Sandler v General Medical Council Admn 14-May-2010
Nicol J considered the court’s jurisdiction under section 41A(10) and said: ‘Both parties agreed that the role of the Court was not confined to exercising a judicial review type jurisdiction. In other words, the power to terminate Dr Sandler’s . .
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Updated: 09 November 2021; Ref: scu.416396