Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 332 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 3021 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Irwin J

Representation Barbara Hewson (instructed by Maxwell Gillott Solicitors) for the appellant.
  Andrew Hurst (instructed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2012


Medical practitioner - Disciplinary committee - Erasure of name from register - Midwife being struck off register following finding by disciplinary panel that fitness to practice impaired by reason of misconduct - Midwife appealing - Whether approach of Panel flawed - Whether and to what extent result to be varied.

The Case

Medical practitioner Disciplinary committee. The appellant midwife was struck off the register following a determination of the Panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee that found that her fitness to practice was impaired by reason of misconduct. Following an appeal by the appellant, the respondent Nursing and Midwifery Council found that the Panel's approach was flawed in certain respects and left it to the parties to make submissions as to the outcome of the findings.

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