Suspension lifted after finding of no impairment
1st November 2023
Hannah Hinton successfully represented a doctor in proceedings before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service which were conducted in private due to their sensitivity following a period of suspension from practice for misconduct.
The Tribunal found the doctor had ‘fully remediated’ and it found ‘that he was a good doctor who is well regarded by his colleagues and his patients. It is in the public interest for good doctors to return to clinical practise if they demonstrate, as [the doctor] had done, that he had addressed his misconduct and the risk of any repetition was low. The Tribunal was satisfied that public safety would not be compromised’ by his return to work and that it was ‘in the wider public interest’ that his suspension be lifted.
The Tribunal remarked upon Hannah’s ‘full and complete submissions’ being ‘extremely helpful’ to the Panel. The doctor is now able to move forward and was delighted with the result.
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