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GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL v HARIS

Fitness to practise – Sexual offences – Test to be applied – Meaning of sexual motivation – Sexual assault – Touching.

[2021] Med LR 66

GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL v X

Fitness to practise – Sexual misconduct – Judicial review – Publication of Medical Practitioners Tribunal decision – ECHR article 2 right to life – GMC appeal against sanction – GMC Sanctions Guidance.

[2021] Med LR 161

IN THE MATTER OF X (A CHILD) (NO 2) A NHS TRUST v X

Children – Medical treatment – Blood transfusions – Best interests – Gillick competence – Capacity – Autonomy – Treatment against a child's religious beliefs – Effect of section 8 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969 – Whether the child's decision should be determinative – Orders to cover expected future medical crises.

[2021] Med LR 183

TOOMBES (A PROTECTED PARTY WHO SUES BY HER MOTHER AND LITIGATION FRIEND, TOOMBES) v MITCHELL (SUED IN HIS OWN RIGHT AND AS A PARTNER IN, AND ON BEHALF OF ALL THE PARTNERS IN THE HAWTHORN MEDICAL PRACTICE)

Clinical negligence – Preliminary issue – Wrongful conception and birth – Congenital spinal cord defect and disability – Whether liability under Congenital Disabilities (Civil Liability) Act 1976, section 1 or common law – Whether no cause of action as one for wrongful life.

[2021] Med LR 220

ISMAIL v JOYCE

Clinical negligence – Breach of duty – Witness evidence.

[2021] Med LR 232

REDDY v GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL

General Medical Council – Fitness to Practise proceedings – Dishonesty – Whether serious procedural irregularities – Assessment of credibility – Sufficiency of reasoning in determination – Whether bias on part of Tribunal.

[2021] Med LR 273

BUX v GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL

General Medical Council – Fitness to practise – Medical expert report – Conflict of interest – Duty of disclosure – Dishonesty – Erasure.

[2021] Med LR 350

IDDON v WARNER

Fundamental dishonesty – Clinical negligence – Dishonesty in respect of quantum of claim – Successful application by defendant for dismissal of claim on ground of dishonesty.

[2021] Med LR 384

R (DAWSON) v UNITED LINCOLNSHIRE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST

Application for judicial review challenging decision by NHS Trust to reorganise delivery of NHS services in its area to increase medical services capacity for non-Covid-19 patients – Whether the decision and proposals were formed in breach of duties under NHS Act 2006, section 242 to make arrangements to secure the involvement of service users – Whether such duties were moderated in circumstances of urgency, necessity and resource pressures arising during the Covid-19 pandemic and where the reorganisation was temporary and was subject to review.

[2021] Med LR 422