Dr Francis ZUBIER

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, Misconduct
Hearing date from
26 Jul 2021
Hearing date to
02 Aug 2021
Location of hearing
This is a virtual hearing. It is possible to observe proceedings from our Manchester hearing centre. Please give us 14 days' notice if you would like to attend, so arrangements can be made. Contact us about observing a hearing
GMC reference number
3667220
Area of incident
Mid Ulster

Pre hearing information

Allegation

The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that on 15 August 2019 at Northern Ireland (‘NI’) Magistrates’ Court, Dr Zubier was convicted of contravening a non-molestation order, found guilty of assaulting Mr A and damaging an item of his property.

It is also alleged that on 15 August 2019 Dr Zubier was sentenced to perform 80 hours of unpaid work, and a two-year restraining order in relation to Mr B. It is also alleged Dr Zubier received a conditional discharge for two years in respect of the convictions relating to Mr A.

It is further alleged that on 12 November 2019 at NI Magistrates’ Court, Dr Zubier was convicted of driving a vehicle whilst unfit through drink or drugs. It also alleged that on 12 November 2019 Dr Zubier was fined a sum of £150 and disqualified from driving for one year, to be reduced by three months on completion of a course by 12 June 2020.

It is alleged that Dr Zubier’s fitness to practise is impaired by reason of convictions and misconduct.

We expect parts of this case to be heard in private.

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.