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The doctor’s fitness test (General Medical Council v Krishnan)

Published on: 05 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The doctor’s fitness test (General Medical Council v Krishnan)
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  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issue arose for the court's consideration?
  • What did the court decide, and why?
  • To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there still any unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for?
  • How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
  • What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: The Supreme Court's recently redefined test for dishonesty in Ivey v Genting Casinos meant a tribunal's earlier decision in a doctor's fitness to practise case could not stand. Ivan Hare QC, of Blackstone Chambers, explains the Administrative Court's reasoning in GMC v Krishnan. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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