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#Fitness To Practice

# fitness-to-practice - Monday 3 October, 2016

Medical doctor 'didn't know a malignant melanoma was a skin condition'
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

Medical doctor 'didn't know a malignant melanoma was a skin condition'

Oct 3rd 2016, 12:58 PM 25,735 Views 0 Comments

Dr Muthulingam Kasiraj faces allegations of professional misconduct and poor professional performance.

# fitness-to-practice - Monday 12 September, 2016

"I was so angry - if he had hurt my baby I wanted to kill him" - Inquiry hears doctor misdiagnosed ectopic pregnancy
# Fitness To Practice
# Fitness To Practice

"I was so angry - if he had hurt my baby I wanted to kill him" - Inquiry hears doctor misdiagnosed ectopic pregnancy

Sep 12th 2016, 6:36 PM 20,999 Views 0 Comments

The woman in question, 37-year-old Laura Esmonde, was administered drugs to treat the ectopic pregnancy and subsequently miscarried her baby.

# fitness-to-practice - Monday 29 August, 2016

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

"I felt absolutely dreadful; I couldn't talk" - Doctor misdiagnosed serious womb infection in 45-year-old mother of twins

Aug 29th 2016, 3:55 PM 40,627 Views 0 Comments

Dr Saleem Sharif faces allegations of poor professional performance at a fitness to practice inquiry.

# fitness-to-practice - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Substance abuse: More than 20 doctors referred for help
# Drugs And Alcohol
# Drugs And Alcohol

Substance abuse: More than 20 doctors referred for help

Aug 25th 2016, 12:48 PM 16,261 Views 19 Comments

The figures are in the latest Medical Council annual report.

# fitness-to-practice - Thursday 4 August, 2016

"A doctor who falsified his application" - inquiry hears Donegal-based doctor lied about ability to speak English
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

"A doctor who falsified his application" - inquiry hears Donegal-based doctor lied about ability to speak English

Aug 4th 2016, 2:52 PM 28,158 Views 0 Comments

Dr Mohamed Abdelrahman has been found guilty of professional misconduct.

# fitness-to-practice - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Doctor who confused ankle and elbow: 'I passed Medical Council exam with high marks'
# Fitness To Practice
# Fitness To Practice

Doctor who confused ankle and elbow: 'I passed Medical Council exam with high marks'

Jan 27th 2016, 4:09 PM 55,268 Views 118 Comments

Dr Omar Hassan was found guilty at a Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry yesterday.

# fitness-to-practice - Monday 4 January, 2016

A doctor has been accused of mistaking an elbow for an ankle at a fitness to practice inquiry
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

A doctor has been accused of mistaking an elbow for an ankle at a fitness to practice inquiry

Jan 4th 2016, 6:06 PM 34,153 Views 0 Comments

Surgical doctor Omar Hassan, who is representing himself, faces multiple allegations of professional misconduct and poor professional performance at the inquiry.

# fitness-to-practice - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Doctor accused of 'inappropriate' womb removals breaks down during testimony
# Peter Van Geene
# Peter Van Geene

Doctor accused of 'inappropriate' womb removals breaks down during testimony

Sep 29th 2015, 2:59 PM 20,874 Views 0 Comments

There have been testy exchanges today at surgeon Dr Peter van Geene’s Fitness to Practice inquiry.

# fitness-to-practice - Monday 28 September, 2015

Kilkenny surgeon accused of removing women's wombs 'inappropriately' says he made the 'right decisions'
# Peter Van Geene
# Peter Van Geene

Kilkenny surgeon accused of removing women's wombs 'inappropriately' says he made the 'right decisions'

Sep 28th 2015, 4:30 PM 25,246 Views 0 Comments

Dr Peter van Geene has been giving his side of events at a Medical Council Fitness to Practice inquiry.

# fitness-to-practice - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Patient describes being "traumatised" by her treatment at hands of hysterectomy surgeon
# Peter Van Geene
# Peter Van Geene

Patient describes being "traumatised" by her treatment at hands of hysterectomy surgeon

Jul 22nd 2015, 4:25 PM 17,793 Views 0 Comments

Dr Peter van Geene is the subject of a fitness to practise inquiry by the Medical Council concerning a number of hysterectomies he performed between 2009 and 2011.

# fitness-to-practice - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Health and social workers may now face inquiries on if they're fit to practice
# Patient Protection
# Patient Protection

Health and social workers may now face inquiries on if they're fit to practice

Jan 21st 2015, 2:39 PM 6,075 Views 10 Comments

The Fitness to Practice complaints process has been described as ‘a significant step for patient protection’.

# fitness-to-practice - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Doctor guilty of professional misconduct after death of 20-year-old
# Vicki Core
# Vicki Core

Doctor guilty of professional misconduct after death of 20-year-old

Feb 18th 2014, 11:54 AM 19,277 Views 0 Comments

A report is being prepared for the Medical Council ahead of sanctions.

# fitness-to-practice - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Eight doctors struck off the register last year, 37 investigated
# Doctors
# Doctors

Eight doctors struck off the register last year, 37 investigated

Jun 13th 2012, 12:09 PM 3,659 Views 8 Comments

A total of 380 complaints about doctors were received by the Medical Council last year.

# fitness-to-practice - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Doctors will be subject to random inspections under new rules
# INspections
# INspections

Doctors will be subject to random inspections under new rules

Jan 31st 2012, 10:08 AM 1,429 Views 7 Comments

Medical Council inspectors will visit doctors wherever they need assurances about the standard of care offered to patients.

# fitness-to-practice - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Three struck off over nurse's 'inappropriate conduct' at nursing home
# Misconduct
# Misconduct

Three struck off over nurse's 'inappropriate conduct' at nursing home

May 3rd 2011, 9:38 AM 2,523 Views 3 Comments

A male nurse had ‘inappropriate physical contact’ with a patient while lying in her bed; two others failed to intervene.

# fitness-to-practice - Thursday 10 March, 2011

# fitness-to-practice - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Five doctors under investigation for sexual impropriety
# Fitness To Practice
# Fitness To Practice

Five doctors under investigation for sexual impropriety

Oct 28th 2010, 11:14 AM 586 Views 1 Comment

Fitness To Practice committees investigate three GPs and two non-consultant doctors over sexual complaints

# fitness-to-practice - Monday 18 October, 2010

Heart attack misdiagnosis doctor guilty of poor performance
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

Heart attack misdiagnosis doctor guilty of poor performance

Oct 18th 2010, 12:35 PM 532 Views 1 Comment

Eugene Erasmus said a chest pain was caused by residue from a chest infection. It was a heart attack.