Litigation Recent Decisions 17/01/95

Medical council: Privy Council found no fault with decision. Medical practitioners' appeals against disciplinary sentences

Dr Edward Yaw Asirifi v The General Medical Council (1995) (PC 13/12/94) (Lords Keith, Browne-Wilkinson, Slynn)

Summary: Privy Council does not interfere with sentences imposed by the disciplinary committee of the General Medical Council where no fault can be found with the committee's findings of fact.

Medical practitioner's appeal against decision that his name be erased from the Medical Register for having behaved indecently towards six female patients and embarking on a sexual relationship with a lady at the time she was one of his patients.