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Are interim orders relevant to final sanction?

In a number of previous articles we considered the relevance of interim or immediate orders for suspension to the determination of an appropriate and proportionate sanction fitness to practise cases which do not raise patient safety concerns, sometimes referred to…

Post-Ivey dishonesty cases – A scoreless draw

For all the commentary which they attracted, the Supreme Court’s comments on the Ghosh test in its judgment on Ivey were obiter. In DPP v Patterson[1] Leveson P observed they were ‘clearly obiter, and as a matter of precedent the court…

GP partnership disputes – Cheema v Jones

We look at a recent Court of Appeal decision in relation to GP partnership disputes. The case illustrates the importance of having clarity about the basis on which a partnership conducts its affairs. Partnership agreements Two GPs, A and B, entered a…