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Are pharma course applicants required to disclose criminal convictions? (HA v University of Wolverhampton)

Published on: 08 March 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Are pharma course applicants required to disclose criminal convictions? (HA v University of Wolverhampton)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • What guidance does this case give on proportionality of sanction in regulatory proceedings?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: The case of HA v University of Wolverhampton looked at whether a university may lawfully ask an applicant to an accredited Master of Pharmacy degree course (MPharm) whether they have spent and unfiltered convictions, and whether the university can require them to undergo an enhanced criminal record check. Nicola Greaney, who was instructed by the intervenor, the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), comments on the case. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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