However, there will be some changes, such as giving doctors the right to seek costs from the General Medical Council
if they feel a case should never have been taken to a hearing.
The Sunday Mercury approached the Midland GP at his luxury home in Solihull yesterday and he confirmed that he was appearing at the General Medical Council
hearing - but refused to comment further.
The change requires GPs to have a licence as well as being registered with the General Medical Council
(GMC) to legally treat patients, write prescriptions and sign death certificates.
Dr Anthony Morgan, chairman of the General Medical Council
(GMC) Fitness to Practise panel in Manchester, told him: "You are an eminent psychiatrist with a distinguished academic record who has combined a clinical career as a consultant psychiatrist with work in the media and journalism.
Dr Eleftheriadis is accused of negligence and could be struck off if found guilty of misconduct by the General Medical Council
A FORMER police doctor who forged prescriptions to fuel her drug addiction was today facing disciplinary action by the General Medical Council
Andrew Gbinigie was found guilty of serious professional misconduct by the General Medical Council
in 2003 after he mistakenly removed an ovary and part of 21-year-old woman's bowel during an operation.
Mr John Harney, consultant urologist at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, has had restrictions imposed by the General Medical Council
as part of a continuing probe.
Rumbold was suspended by the General Medical Council
after being convicted at Birmingham Crown Court 18 months ago of downloading child porn.
Dr Sumit Mukherjee has been suspended from the doctor's register as an interim measure by the General Medical Council
after escaping a jail sentence in November.
Addicts went to Dr John Poncia's Harley Street practice in London after learning that they could easily get him to prescribe drugs, the General Medical Council
A General Medical Council
fitness to practise panel heard the senior house officer paediatrician also persuaded four female nurses to inhale the gas in what were described as "Entonox parties".