Pre hearing information
The tribunal will reconvene to consider what sanction, if any, to impose having found Dr Okpara’s fitness to practise impaired by reason of misconduct relating to comments made to a female colleague which was sexually motivated and that he made physical contact with her which was also sexually motivated on occasions over a period of approximately 15 months.
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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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.