Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that between March 2006 and 5 June 2018, and as the only doctor at the St James Slimming and Beauty Clinic, that Dr Latif: distributed controlled drugs for weight loss and failed to ensure that they were stored appropriately; practised in the area of weight management inappropriately, without relevant qualifications, continuing professional development or discussion with your Responsible Officer; and consulted with various patients, inappropriately prescribed controlled drugs, prescribed medications which were not clinically indicated and failed to undertake assessments, make adequate records and clinically monitor patients.
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