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R (on the application of Rudling) v General Medical Council  EWHC 3582 (Admin)
The General Medical Council (‘GMC’) is urgently checking the qualifications of foreign doctors who were able to register in the UK under a now defunct provision in the Medical Act 1983 (‘the Act’).
Whilst regulatory lawyers like myself have long questioned what is meant by ‘adequate’ indemnity cover, the Applicant in this case clearly did not have any indemnity cover at all, which was not only in breach of her professional duties, but could have caused significant difficulties for any patient wishing to make a claim in relation to the requisite period.
Efficient and innovative communication within the healthcare sector is a valuable resource and healthcare professionals are becoming increasingly reliant on the use of social media and messaging apps to communicate and share patient information with one another. However, messages composed and sent within seconds can have serious and lasting professional, legal and regulatory repercussions.
Case summary of Raychaudhuri v General Medical Council (Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care intervening)  EWCA Civ 2027.
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