serious professional misconduct

serious professional misconduct

the offence committed by certain professionals within their own code that justifies sanctions, including striking from their professional register. The most frequently encountered usage is in connection with the discipline of medical doctors by the General Medical Council. The concept is also used by, among others, dentists and pharmacists.
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He told the panel it had been a difficult time for him, but he now realised it amounted to serious professional misconduct.
The group found him guilty of serious professional misconduct.
Miss Brown, 35, was found guilty of serious professional misconduct at the General Teaching Council hearing and struck off the teaching register for two years.
Andrew Wakefield was found guilty of serious professional misconduct by the General Medical Council (GMC) at a hearing in central London.
He is accused of serious professional misconduct and could be struck off or face other sanctions if found guilty.
Dr Jane Barton will be allowed to continue working as a doctor despite being found guilty of serious professional misconduct, a fitness to practise panel at the General Medical Council decided.
Dr Andrew Wakefield, pictured, was to hear from experts at the General Medical Council (GMC), which has been investigating allegations of serious professional misconduct.
James Beresford and Douglas Smith, of Doncasterbased Beresfords Solicitors, had denied 11 counts of serious professional misconduct.
Controversial paediatrician Dr David Southall has launched a legal challenge against a decision to strike him off the medical register for 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".
CONTROVERSIAL paediatrician Prof Sir Roy Meadow has been cleared of serious professional misconduct by the Court of Appeal.
Cameron, of Tarbet, appeared before the General Medical Council in 2004 charged with serious professional misconduct.
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