significant concerns

significant concerns

A phrase used in the context of a General Medical Council’s (GMC’s) Fitness to practise hearings or hospital disciplinary proceedings in which concerns are raised about a doctor’s performance.

Significant concerns
• Poor clinical performance;
• Ill-treatment of patients;
• Unacceptable behaviour—e.g., discrimination, harassment or bullying of staff or patients;
• Breach of sexual or other boundaries with patients or staff;
• Poor teamwork that compromises patient care;
• Health problems leading to poor practice;
• Non-compliance with professional codes of conduct;
• Poor management or administration that compromises patient care.
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Philip Blaker, chief executive of Qualifications Wales (QW), said exam regulation was a "well-oiled machine" and there had been no significant concerns.
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The parties' activities would only overlap in a market for the manufacturing and supply of active regeneration systems for diesel particulate filters, but the Commission found that such an overlap would not give rise to any significant concerns, in particular since there are other strong competitors on the market.
In a statement, the watchdog said: "The OFT nevertheless continues to have significant concerns about the operation of the market for personal current accounts.
The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee chairman Edward Leigh said: "The NAO has significant concerns over almost a third of reported savings by the DfT and 17% of savings sampled at the Home Office.
While sales volumes have been consistent, we still have significant concerns regarding the availability of mortgages, particularly the higher loan to value products required by first time buyers," the company said.
Second, employers have had significant concerns about the fiduciary responsibility and liability for the investment of contributions made to the plan through automatic enrollment.
The carrier does not however find that the revised proposal addresses significant concerns that have been raised about the initial US Airways proposal.
DISCUS expressed significant concerns that a ban on bulk shipments would have a serious effect on U.

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