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High Court quashes tribunal’s judgment on police doctor

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6002 (Published 04 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6002
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The High Court has quashed a decision by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service to strike a police doctor off the medical register, after finding a “serious procedural irregularity” in the hearing of the case.

Judge Philip Raynor sent the case of Hisham El-Baroudy back to the tribunal service and ordered that his case should be reheard by a fresh panel.

El-Baroudy, who was working as a forensic medical examiner, was called to Chelsea …

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