Ige v Nursing and Midwifery Council  EWHC 3721 (Admin)
Healthcare regulation – nurses – fitness to practise – impairment – confidence in the profession – sanctions – approach on appeal
It was not necessary for the General Dental Council to seek a declaration from the court that it could pass patient information to its investigation committee and its fitness to practice panel, even where the patients had not consented to such a use.
13 October 2011
(i) Ms Ige, a nurse, appealed a decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Conduct and Competence Committee to strike her off due to her impaired fitness to practise. The decision was taken in light of Ms Ige’s conviction for mortgage fraud.
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