Privy Council sets aside GMC rulingBMJ 2000; 320 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7238.822 (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:822
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
The Privy Council has set aside a General Medical Council ruling striking a GP off the medical register for sexual improprieties after throwing out one of the charges found proved by the GMC.
The three judges dismissed a charge that Emmanuel Nwabueze had had sexual intercourse at his surgery at Prestatyn in Clwyd on 26 December 1995 with a former patient.
The judges—Lord Hope, Sir Patrick …