Acting to stop harm: the FCA and Appointed Representatives
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’).
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.
 EWHC 1679 (Admin) before Mr Justice Spencer - The Registrant is a registered osteopath who qualified in 2008. Since qualifying, she worked as an osteopath at various clinics both in the UK and abroad. The Registrant was employed by Weaver House, a professional osteopathy and healthcare practice, in November 2015 as an associate cranial osteopath.
The professional standards for both UKCP and BACP members are having a revamp; are they clear, understandable and fit for purpose?
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