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Court of Appeal considers when tribunals may refuse adjournments on health grounds (General Medical Council v Hayat)

Court of Appeal considers when tribunals may refuse adjournments on health grounds (General Medical Council v Hayat)
Published on: 21 December 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal considers when tribunals may refuse adjournments on health grounds (General Medical Council v Hayat)
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Article summary

Regulatory analysis: Rory Dunlop, barrister of 39 Essex Chambers, examines the ruling of the Court of Appeal in General Medical Council v Hayat concerning a decision by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (MPT) to continue with disciplinary proceedings against the respondent doctor in his absence, even though he had produced a sick note. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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