Pre hearing information
The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that on 8 June 2019, at St Mary’s Hospital, Dr Arab took a hospital prescription sheet and used it to write a prescription for Mr A, when there was no medical emergency requiring medication to be provided immediately. It is alleged that Dr Arab failed to indicate that the prescription was a private prescription; that at the time he wrote the prescription Dr Arab knew he was not entitled to prescribe using the hospital prescription sheet and that he also knew that Mr A was not entitled to receive an NHS prescription. It is alleged that Dr Arb’s actions were dishonest.
It is further alleged that on 14 June 2019 and 21 June 2019 Dr Arab ‘s actions were dishonest in relation to verbal and written statements he made to Dr B regarding the prescription provided to Mr A.
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.
All decisions are published online within 28 days of the conclusion of the hearing.
If you're a journalist and need up to date information about the allegation throughout the course of the hearing, please contact our press office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 250 6868.
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.