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High Court quashes interim suspension of doctor awaiting GMC hearing

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 20 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4311
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    A doctor in the United Kingdom who was suspended from practice pending a full hearing by the General Medical Council after she failed to tell the regulator she had been charged with money laundering has won a rare High Court ruling quashing the suspension by the interim orders panel.

    The panel, which banned Julianna Sosanya from practice for 18 months, gave no cogent reasons for doing so and had acted unreasonably in thinking suspension was appropriate, said Mr Justice Davis.

    Her solicitor, …

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