QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION
THE ADMINISTRATIVE COURT
London WC2A 2LL
B e f o r e :
|GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL||Respondent|
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"An appeal ... from a decision of a Fitness to Practise Panel was not limited to a review of the Panel's decision and might take the form of a re-hearing. Whether the appeal was by way of review or a re-hearing, the court would not interfere with the Panel's decision unless persuaded that ... its imposition of a sanction was wrong."
"Where the charge ... relates to clinical work, the appellate court must accord deference to the evaluation of a Panel composed of doctors".