||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 365 (Jul)
|| UKPC 57
Lord Hoffmann, Lord Slynn of Hadley and Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe
||14 July 2003
Medicine - General Medical Council - General health committee - Serious impairment of fitness to practice by reason of physical or mental condition - Condition in remission - Jurisdiction - General Medical Council (Procedure) Rules 1987 (), r 24(2).
In determining whether a doctor's fitness to practice was seriously impaired by reason of a physical or mental condition, the jurisdiction of the Health Committee of the General Medical Council did not depend upon an assessment of the chances of remission recurring; it was sufficient that the condition, if it recurred, might be expected to cause serious impairment.
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