Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 326 (Oct)
Court: Divisional Court
Judge:

Kennedy LJ and Pitchers J

Representation Lynn Driscoll (instructed by Nurses Welfare Service) for the appellant.
  Robert Lawson (instructed by Penningtons) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 22 October 2002

Catchwords

Medicine - Nurses, midwives and health visitors - Professional conduct - Fitness to practice - Mental condition - Health Committee suspending nurse from register indefinitely - Adequacy of reasons - Fairness of proceedings.

The Case

The Health Committee of the UK Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting had been entitled to conclude that an appellant had been unfit to practice as a nurse and had not failed to provide sufficient reasons for its decision.

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