News

Our news section consists of press releases, statements from the MPTS, schedules of forthcoming hearings and items of web news. The list below contains all items. If you wish, you can filter out types of news using the filter button below.

Forthcoming Hearings: Hearing dates set

27 February 2017

This table lists doctors who have received confirmation that an MPTS hearing has been scheduled for them.

Forthcoming Hearings: Medical practitioners tribunal hearings for the w/c 27 February 2017

27 February 2017

Medical practitioners tribunal hearings for the w/c 27 February 2017

Web News: Recruitment of legally qualified individuals

06 January 2017

The MPTS is seeking to appoint legally qualified individuals who are equipped to carry out the important roles of Legally Qualified Chair and Legal Assessor, assisting our tribunals to make important decisions regarding doctors’ fitness to practise.

Press Release: New Chair sought for MPTS

11 May 2016

The General Medical Council (GMC) is recruiting for a new Chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS).

Web News: MPTS recruiting new medical tribunal members

06 May 2016

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service is recruiting doctors to become new medical tribunal members.

Web News: Would you like to contribute to the effective delivery of the MPTS hearings service?

14 April 2016

We are looking to appoint a medical member to the MPTS Committee.

MPTS Statement: MPTS Chair responds to recent press coverage

23 March 2016

Our Chair responds to criticisms of the tribunal hearing the case of Dr Waney Squier, which have been published by the Guardian.

Press Release: New power for GMC to appeal MPTS decisions

31 December 2015

From today the General Medical Council has been given the power to challenge decisions of the tribunals that hear cases against doctors who are alleged to have breached GMC standards.

Web News: MPTS recruiting new fitness to practise medical panellists

01 October 2014

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service is seeking new medical panellists to adjudicate in fitness to practise hearings.