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Bonhoeffer v General Medical Council - hearsay evidence

The more serious an allegation or charge, the more astute the courts should be to ensure that the trial process is a fair one.

This case was an application for judicial review of a decision by the Fitness to Practise Panel ("FTPP") of the General Medical Council ("GMC")  to admit hearsay evidence in a "fitness to practise" case brought by the GMC against Mr Philipp Bonhoeffer, an eminent consultant paediatric cardiologist of international repute. Until recently he was a consultant at the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital..

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