Interim Orders Panel

Interim Orders Panel

A panel convened by the General Medical Council (UK) when a doctor’s practice has been questioned, which can impose an order of suspension or place conditions on a doctor’s registration when it is in the public interest, the interest of patient safety and/or the interests of the practitioner.
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But last month he was not only ordered to stop prescribing the treatment but also told he must not treat the condition by the Medical Practitioners and Tribunal Service's interim orders panel.
BackgroundSection 41A of the Medical Act 1983 (as amended) provides the GMC with the power to impose an interim order of suspension or conditions on a practitioner~s registration where such an order is necessary for the protection of members of the public or is otherwise in the public interest, or is in the interests of the practitioner.The interim order may be imposed by an Interim Orders Panel or a Fitness to Practise Panel of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) and can last for up to 18 months.
The allegations that the patient made to the psychiatrist were reported to the GMC's Interim Orders Panel, who found that there "may be impairment of Dr O'Brien's fitness to practise which poses a real risk to members of the public".
The interim orders panel heard Ms Richards, who did not attend the interim hearing, had not made attempts to contest a continuation of her suspension.
The GMC confirmed they were investigating Ms Griffiths' case and that, following a meeting of its Interim Orders Panel on August 24, conditions had been put on her registration whilst the probe is carried out.
However, following an Interim Orders Panel on Monday, a decision was made to suspend his registration until an investigation is completed into his practise.
A General Medical Council (GMC) spokesman said yesterday Abdelgawad had been suspended by its Interim Orders Panel since June 12.
The 49-year-old was stopped from doing any work by the General Medical Council's interim orders panel on May 29.
"All the necessary pre-employment checks were undertaken." Niall Dickson, chief executive of the GMC, said: "Dr Hourmann has been suspended by an Interim Orders Panel.
The Gazette contacted the General Medical Council (GMC) where a spokesman confirmed Taylor had been suspended from the medical register by the GMC interim orders panel.
The General Medical Council's interim orders panel issued a suspension order that will stop Dr Ikwueke practising pending an investigation into his conduct.
The General Medical Council's interim orders panel suspended his registration as a doctor on Tuesday.

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