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The Committee found the member responsible for her conduct and actions and that she demonstrated professional misconduct related to a lack of professionalism in her communication with a staff member and patients.
A panel said that while Mr Haruf's comments to pupils during the sermon were "isolated utterances", it viewed them "seriously" and that they amounted to professional misconduct as they breached teaching standards that rule teachers should "not undermine British values and should promote tolerance of all faiths".
In another judgement Michael Tierney was censured and fined [euro]1,000 and had conditions attached to his name on the register after being found guilty of professional misconduct.
Teacher Alun Evans has been cleared of professional misconduct <B
The OPR has defined professional misconduct as when an attorney "intentionally violates or acts in reckless disregard of an obligation or standard imposed by law, applicable rule of professional conduct, or Department regulation or policy.
Professional misconduct does not include medical negligence.
Examples of professional misconduct include gross incompetence, sexual misconduct, financial conflicts of interest such as fee splitting or self-referral, felonies, and other unethical behaviors.
Its 2009/10 annual report, published this week, states: "The tribunal is unaware of the reason why it has not received any professional misconduct cases under the 2007 Act as it would have expected that some conduct issues arising after October 1, 2008, would now have reached the tribunal.
The doctor at the centre of the MMR controversy is due to find whether he could face sanctions after being investigated for serious professional misconduct by the General Medical Council (GMC).
Prima facie there has been professional misconduct on the part of all the five auditors who signed the balance sheet of Satyam Computer," said Uttam Kumar Agarwal, president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI).
North Staffordshire Hospital consultants Dr Andrew Spencer and Dr Martin Samuels are also accused of serious professional misconduct.
CONTROVERSIAL paediatrician Dr David Southall was yesterday struck off the medical register for serious professional misconduct and told that he has "deep-seated attitudinal problems".

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