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Dr Benjamin SESSA

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Hearing date from
29 Feb 2024
Hearing date to
06 Mar 2024
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ Contact us about observing a hearing
Area of practice
North Somerset, Bristol

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, between January 2019 and March 2021, Dr Sessa provided care and treatment to a vulnerable patient, Patient A, before discharging her from his care on 31 March 2021 in order to pursue a sexual and/or emotional relationship with her. It is also alleged that in August 2020, Dr Sessa consulted with Patient A at a pub whilst she was drinking alcohol.

It is further alleged that between July 2021 and February 2022 Dr Sessa engaged in a sexual relationship with Patient A.



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.


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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.