Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that Dr Cox carried out home visits in respect of Patient A, Patient B and Patient C. It is alleged that he failed to provide good clinical care as he failed to take an adequate history, make adequate records and inappropriately prescribed medication.
It is also alleged that Dr Cox carried out a telephone consultation regarding Patient D with Patient D’s wife and he failed to ask to speak directly to Patient D, establish whether he had Patient D’s consent to speak to his wife and take an adequate medical history.
It is further alleged that Dr Cox consulted with Patient E and failed to take an adequate medical history and undertake an adequate examination.
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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