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Should football clubs register with the CQC?

In recent years many of the top English football clubs have been revamping their medical services provision. It appears that increasingly large amounts of money being pumped into English football, combined with ongoing advancements in sports science, nutrition and medicine,…

GDC fitness to practise rules amendment

The GDC has published amendments to the Council’s Fitness to Practise Rules, which are to come into force on 1 November 2016. The detail is to be found in SI 2016/902, but a summary of the changes is as follows: Major changes If the…

Case report: Dr Senthil Gopalakrishnan v GMC

The Queen (on the application of) Dr Senthil Gopalakrishnan v General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 1247 (Admin) The appellant sought to challenge the factual findings of the Fitness to Practise Panel of the General Medical Council (GMC) on the grounds that…

Revised GDC guidance on issuing warnings

Following a public consultation earlier this year the General Dental Council (GDC) has published new guidance for the Case Examiners to consider when determining whether a warning would be an appropriate method of closing an investigation. The Guidance will come…