Whitefield v General Medical Council: PC 14 Nov 2002

The doctor had been allowed to continue in practice only on condition that he did not drink alcohol and that he complied with other conditions to support that restriction. He challenged it as an infringement of his human rights.
Held: The conditions were in pursuit of a legitimate aim, and in the wider interest of protecting his patients. There were limits to the right to a private life, and those had not been transgressed.
Hope of Craighead L, Sir Denis Jenry, Sir Philip Otton
Times 29-Nov-2002, [2002] UKPC 62
Bailii, PC
European Convention on Human Rights Art 8
England and Wales
CitedBruggeman and Scheuten v Federal Republic of Germany ECHR 12-Jul-1977
(Commission) The applicants complained at restrictions on the termination of unwanted pregnancies.
Held: Article 8(1) secures to the individual a sphere within which he can freely pursue the development and fulfilment of his personality. He . .

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Updated: 25 March 2021; Ref: scu.178295