Dr Shaista Tazayan HANIF

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
06 Jul 2021
Hearing date to
09 Jul 2021
Adjourned part-heard. Previously sat: 16-26 February 2021.
Location of hearing
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Area of practice

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will reconvene to continueits consideration into the allegation that, between 2002 and 2016, Dr Hanif treated Patient A at the Shanti Medical Centre. It is alleged that during consultations with Patient A between 2012 and 2016, Dr Hanif’s actions were for the purpose of pursuing and/or maintain a sexual relationship and an improper emotional relationship with Patient A.

It is also alleged that Dr Hanif’s conduct in this regard was sexually motivated.



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.