Judge strongly criticises GDC

Judge strongly criticises GDC

GDPUK publishes a serious piece of investigative journalism today, pulling together the pieces of a story in which a dentist with multiple convictions, and proven to have lied under oath, was able to be reinstated to the dental register after being suspended for five years and serving a prison sentence during that time.

A High Court Judge,  Mr Justice Julian Knowles, sitting in a Queen’s Bench Administrative Court hearing, has criticised the General Dental Council’s Professional Conduct procedures after highlighting a “serious procedural irregularity” which allowed this fraudulent dentist to be restored to the register.

Read the full story, by Paul Felton, here.


Another recent Paul Felton story Concerns for Dental Patient Safety, also criticising UK dentistry’s regulator, the General Dental Council has had thousands of readers on GDPUK.

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