Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 130 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 2275 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Thirlwall J

Representation Ian Wise QC and Gabriel Beeby (instructed by RCN Legal Services) for the claimant.
  Anupama Thompson (instructed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 22 August 2012


Medical practitioner - Professional misconduct - Charge of professional misconduct - Suspension - Applicant being suspended following hearing with interim orders board Nursing and Midwifery Council - Applicant applying to terminate interim order of suspension - Whether panel erring - Whether suspension to be terminated.

The Case

Medical practitioner Professional misconduct. The Administrative Court held that the decision of the respondent Nursing and Midwifery Council to suspend rather than to impose conditions of practice of the applicant nurse had not been adequately explained nor was the reasoning easy to discern and therefore the matter would be remitted for reconsideration.

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