Dr Hannah AUSTIN

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
21 May 2019
Hearing date to
04 Jun 2019
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ (get directions)
GMC reference number
Area of practice
City of Edinburgh

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that between 14 June 2016 and 21 July 2016, whilst working as a Public Health trainee on attachment to Health Protection Scotland, Dr Austin made statements that she knew to be untrue, with regards to a summary of a report and reports she was to provide to Drs A and C.

It is also alleged that on 1 December 2016, Dr Austin made statements that she knew to be untrue in relation to a report she had co-authored about an outbreak of mumps.

It is alleged that Dr Austin's actions were dishonest.


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.