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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Additionally, there have even been significant concerns about the risks versus benefits of preemptive vaccination of healthcare workers.
This poses some significant concerns for securitization vehicles, especially issuers of RMBS.
The California State Sheriffs' Association and California State Association of Counties (CSAC) have both directly communicated their significant concerns over Indian gaming operations to the Governor and his compact renegotiation team.
In an absence of a return to normal oil operations, Fitch has significant concerns with the ultimate parent's ability and willingness to pay the maturity of the notes.
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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.
But in a trading update yesterday, the company said: "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.
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.

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