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The Regulation of Healthcare Professionals: Law, Principle and Process

ISBN13: 9780414046405
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421905409
Published: November 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £169.00

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The Regulation of Healthcare Professionals: Law, Principle and Process provides detailed guidance on the law and practice relating to disciplinary procedures in the health care field.

It covers the rules, powers and procedures of each of the regulatory boards, from the General Medical Council and General Dental Council to the smaller boards such as the General Chiropractic Council.

This completely revised new edition incorporates all recent developments in the area, including major case law on key issues, new secondary legislation, changes to the regulatory schemes of several bodies, and discusses controversial recent inquires such as the Shipman report.

  • Sets out the general principles of Fitness to Practise
  • Covers the disciplinary regimes of all healthcare professions
  • Examines complaints processes, tribunal procedures and the decision-making process
  • Deals with the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 in this area
  • Covers appeals and costs
  • Draws together the diverse case law in this area
  • Provides best practice advice and highlights potential pitfalls
  • Uses checklists to clarify the key issues
  • Sets out key parts of the relevant legislation

Previosuly titled Fitness to Practise: Health Care Regulatory Law, Principle and Practice.

Medical Law, Employment Law
Fitness to Practise procedures – the framework.
The Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator.
The General Medical Council.
The General Dental Council.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council.
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
The General Optical Council.
The General Chiropractic Council.
The General Osteopathic Council.
The Health Professions Council.
Human Rights Considerations.
Fitness to Practise.
Confidentiality and Subject Access Requests.
The charge.
The tribunal and its hearings.
Procedural issues and evidence.
Abuse of process, double jeopardy and entrapment.
Decision making and Reasons.
Sanction. Appeal.
The Council for the Regulation of Health Professionals.
Restoration to the register.
The General Social Care Council.
The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.
European Perspective.