GMC changes verdict after rehearing neurosurgeon’s caseBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b5240 (Published 02 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5240
- Clare Dyer
A consultant neurosurgeon whose case was one of four High Court appeals that forced the General Medical Council to change its procedures has won a decision that his fitness to practise is unimpaired after a rehearing by the GMC.
A GMC panel determined in October 2007 that Stefan Zygmunt’s fitness to practise was impaired because of failings in his management of a patient who died in 2001 from a brain infection. That panel ordered that he should be suspended from practice for two months, although it conceded that “the evidence of …