Dr Giovanni USSIA

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
04 Mar 2019
Hearing date to
08 Mar 2019
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ (get directions)
GMC reference number
Area of practice
Lancaster, West Lancashire

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, on 25 March 2013 at the Court of Crotone, Italy, Dr Ussia was convicted of death by negligence and reckless behaviour, under Article 589 of the Italian Criminal Code. It is also alled that Dr Ussia was sentenced to one year in prison (suspended).

It is further alleged that the offence, if committed in England and Wales, would constitute a criminal offence.


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.


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


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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.