Dr Sharifa SCERIF

Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing adjourned part heard
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Conviction / Caution, Misconduct
Hearing date from
30 Oct 2019
Hearing date to
01 Nov 2019
Previously sat: 19 - 22 August 2019
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ (get directions)
GMC reference number
Area of incident

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, between 4 December 2017 and 1 February 2018, Dr Scerif knowingly entered a compulsory ticket area using a Freedom Pass that she was not entitled to use on 80 occasions. It is alleged that her actions in this regard were dishonest.

The tribunal will also inquire into the allegation that on 1 February 2018 and on or around 11 February 2018, Dr Scerif made statements to Transport for London which she knew to be untrue. It is alleged that her actions in this regard were dishonest.

It is further alleged that on 5 July 2018, at Lavender Hill Magistrates’ Court, Dr Scerif was convicted of entering a compulsory ticket area, on 1 February 2018, without having a valid ticket contrary to byelaw 17(1) and 23 of the Transport for London Railway Byelaws made under paragraph 26 of Schedule 11 to the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and confirmed under section 67 of the Transport Act 1962. It is alleged that on 5 July 2018, Dr Scerif was fined the sum of £200.00.



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.