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Dr X, a Consultant Psychiatrist, approached MDS in 2017 having been referred to both a Disciplinary and GMC investigation and having felt extremely let down by his previous MDO and the handling of his matter. Concerns were initially raised by Dr X’s healthcare provider in relation to his performance and capability and Dr X wasRead more
Dr X contacted MDS regarding an issue with their contract of employment and rota. Dr X was contracted to work 37.5 hours; however, they were on a rota for a 40-hour week. They were advised by their colleagues that they take half an hour lunch break. Dr X wanted to clarify that they were notRead more
Dr X became a consultant in Paediatrics in 2014. They contacted MDS because they wanted to switch specialities to become at General Practitioner, which required them to re-train for 3 years at ST1 level. Dr X was worried that there would be a salary drop and they wanted to know whether their salary as aRead more
Dr X, a Specialty Doctor, approached MDS in 2017 with a query regarding his pay and working hours as he felt he was working more than his contracted hours. Dr X commenced his employment 12 months earlier and was employed full time on a 10PA contract, which was split between 8.5PAs DCC and 1.5 SPAs.Read more
An MDS member contacted the contact centre seeking advice regarding an examination appeal. The Doctor had sat this particular written examination on numerous occasions and had only missed the pass mark by 1% on each occasion. The Doctor had recently discovered that she had a protected characteristic which should have allowed her 25% extra timeRead more
Dr X applied to the GMC, for full GMC Registration with a licence to practice. Within the application, Dr X disclosed details about an incident of plagiarism which occurred a few years previously. Dr X had submitted a report, in which plagiarism was identified. As a result of this incident, the GMC refused Dr X’sRead more
Dr X, a GP Partner, found himself to be in a very difficult position after his indemnity cover was immediately dropped by another Medical Defence Organisation (MDO) following the Doctor’s acceptance of a GMC warning in relation to a separate patient complaint matter. Following the news that his MDO would no longer indemnify him, DrRead more
Dr X, a Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine received a complaint from the deceased patient’s son in relation to prescribing a medication that was contra-indicated and prescribing a medication without obtaining the consent of the patient’s Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). The matter was referred to the GMC for further investigation. MDS Advice MDS medico-legalRead more
The current GMC guidance is available here.
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