Dr Maximiliaan Leendert BERENDS

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Misconduct, Determination of another regulator
Hearing date from
12 Aug 2019
Hearing date to
15 Aug 2019
Area of incident outside UK: Netherlands
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ (get directions)
GMC reference number

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will enquire into the allegation that, on 21 November 2016, the Regionaal Tuchtcollege in Eindhoven determined that there were ‘substantial reasons’ concerning Dr Berends’ practice as a professional. It is alleged that, as a result of this determination, Dr Berends was suspended from the Medical Register for six months from 3 January 2017. It is further alleged that Dr Berends failed to disclose this determination to the General Medical Council (GMC).

It is alleged that, by reason of the matters set out above, Dr Berends’ fitness to practice is impaired by reason of the determination of an overseas body, and by reason of misconduct.



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.