Dr Andrew Daniel LEAHY

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Conviction / Caution
Hearing date from
20 Feb 2019
Hearing date to
22 Mar 2019
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ (get directions)
GMC reference number
6051358
Area of incident
City of London

Pre hearing information

Allegation

The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that on 3 September 2018 at Inner London Crown Court Dr Leahy was convicted of 19 counts of making indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child.  Dr Leahy was sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment suspended for 24 months and placed on the sex register for 10 years. 

Dr Leahy was also given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order until further order under S.103 of the Sexual Offence Act 2003; an order under s.143 Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 for forfeiture of computers; rehabilitation activity requirement for a maximum of 60 days; rehabilitation activity requirement as directed by an authorised provider of probation, and directed to participate in a horizon programme for up to 100 days.

The above reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing.  The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.
Allegations

This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.

Decisions

All decisions are published online within 28 days of the conclusion of the hearing.

Journalists

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Private hearings

In accordance with Rule 41(2) of the General Medical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004, the tribunal may decide to exclude the public from the proceedings or any part of the proceedings, where they consider that the circumstances of the case outweigh the public interest in holding the hearing in public.