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Dr Mufti LATIF

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Misconduct
Hearing date from
21 Feb 2023
Hearing date to
28 Feb 2023
Details
Adjourned part heard. Previously sat: 15 August-12 September 2022.
Location of hearing
3373994
Area of practice
Redbridge

Pre hearing information

Allegation

The tribunal found that between March 2006 and June 2018, as the only doctor at St James Slimming and Beauty Clinic, Dr Latif: distributed controlled drugs for weight loss and failed to ensure that they were stored appropriately; did not discuss his employment within a weight management clinic with his Responsible Officer; consulted with a number of patients, inappropriately prescribed controlled drugs, prescribed medications which were not clinically indicated and failed to undertake assessments, make adequate records and clinically monitor patients.

 The tribunal will reconvene to determine whether his fitness to practise is currently impaired by reason of misconduct.

Allegations

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Decisions

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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.