Hadiza Bawa-Garba v The General Medical Council
The Court of Appeal has:
• Quashed the decision of the Divisional Court to erase Dr Bawa-Garba’s name from the Medical Register, and
• Decided that the Medical Practitioners Tribunal was entitled to take account of systematic failures at the hospital, and failures by other staff who worked there, when deciding what action to take in relation to Dr Bawa-Garba.
• The Tribunal’s decision to suspend Dr Bawa-Garba for one year will be restored.
• The General Medical Council has confirmed that it will not seek permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.
The documents relating to the appeal can be found here:
Dr Bawa Garba’s skeleton argument
The GMC skeleton argument
The BMA submissions
The PSA submissions
The BAPIO submissions
The ITV news coverage of the hearing is here.