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Welcome to Medical-Journals.com

Since year 2000 we have been linking to medical journals from all over the world. Our uniquely arranged database lists both free and subscriber-only journals. Additionally, we archive the following: editorials from eleven leading journals, selected research papers, medico-legal articles and judgments from UK courts. Medical-Journals.com is UK based and not affiliated to any specific journal publisher. We have thousands of registered users. You can also find us by visiting www.medicaljournals.co.uk .To find out about all of the services we provide and how to find the information you need, please >> Read More



Neuropsychiatric Complications of Covid-19 FT


Covid-19:Do Many People Have Pre-Existing Immunity?FT


Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies FT


Cellular Immune Response to Covid-19 FT


Symptom Clusters in Covid19:A Potential Clinical Prediction Tool FT


Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of IgG4 related disease FT


Stress Related Disorders and Risk of Cardiovascular DiseaseFT


Newer Technologies for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation FT


Persistent Breathlessness--Interactive Grand Round


Artificial Pancreas Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes; Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis FT


Self-Management of An Inferior ST-Segment Elevation MI FT


Progressive Type II Respiratory Failure--Grand Round FT


Coffee Consumption and Health: Review of Meta-Anlayses of Multiple Health Outcomes FT


Potential Health Implications Related to Fracking


Allergic Eye Disease FT


Corticosteroids for Sore Throat: A Clinical Practice Guideline FT


A Man with Progressive Type II Respiratory Failure--Interactive Grand Round


General Headlines 2002-2017






New Ahmedsowida v GMC--dishonesty, appeal against erasure,s40 Medical Act 1983, three errors in the determinations, decisions on impairment and sanction cannot stand,proceedings should be reconsidered--High Court Judgment(21.12.21)


New Bakare v GMC--appeal against erasure from register,falsified prescription,false and dishonest statements,not an isolated incident,sanction imposed clearly correct--High Court Judgment(03.12.21)

New White v GMC--seeking review of controversal conditions imposed by IOT,artcle 10 ECHR,error of law in IOT's decision--High Court Judgment(03.12.21)

New Burn v Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust--consultant on-call did not come into hospital during operation,restricted from clinical duties pending outcome of investigation,dispute about disclosure of certain documents,first stage of MHPS process,implied term that disciplinary process to be conducted fairly,appeal dismissed--Court of Appeal Judgment(30.11.21)

New HTR v Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust--alleged negligence at an antenatal clinic,reduced fetal movements, quadriplegic cerebral palsy,court satisfied reduced fetal movement was raised as a concern at clinic,breach of duty established--High Court Judgment(30.11.21)


New Mokhammad v GMC--challenge by way of judicial review for imposing warning for using offensive language and a gesture,failure to give adequate reasons for adverse findings,misconduct cannot stand and warning cannot be sustained--High Court Judgment(28.10.21)


New Arowojolu v GMC--second appeal against erasure,challenges findings of fact as to credibility of complainant,criminal conviction quashed by Court of Appeal,appeal dismissed--High Court Judgment(13.10.21)


Byrne v GMC--appeal against erasure for sexual misconduct,limited findings of fact cannot stand but decision was neither wrong nor unjust--High Court Judgment(10.8.21)


GMC & Anor v Bramhall--marked initials on transplanted livers,five-month suspension insufficient,errors in sanctions evaluation and insufficient reasons for departing from Sanctions Guidance, case remitted to fresh tribunal--High Court Judgment(27.7.21)


Malik v St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust--successful spinal cord decompression but neurological complications,multiple allegations including failure to adequately explain surgical risks and obtain consent,resolution of questions of fact, no negligence--High Court Judgment(12.7.21)


GMC v Armstrong--appeal against decision that fitness to practice was not impaired,dishonesty,finding of impairment the only rational conclusion,remitted to tribunal to decide sanction--High Court Judgment(23.6.21)


Khan v Meadows--failure to refer for genetic testing, child born with haemophelia,later diagnosed with autism,negligence limited to genetic testing issue, autism causally unrelated, appeal dismissed--Supreme Court Judgment(18.6.21)


Dr Karim v GMC--less favourable treatment, claim of direct race discrimination well founded and succeeds--Employment Tribunal Judgment(16.6.21)


Ramaswamy v GMC--appeal against two determinations,refusal to postpone hearing and proceed in absence,sanction and non-compliance determinations quashed--High Court Judgment(15.6.21)


Newley v GMC--appeal against review decision imposing conditions on registration for 24 months,little evidence of insight or remediation,no basis to overturn review decision--High Court Judgment(08.6.21)

GMC v Udoye--allegations of dishonesty dismissed by MPTS, no misconduct,tribunal misunderstood allegation and misapplied the law,appeal allowed--High Court Judgment(07.6.21)


Haris v GMC--non-clinically indicated intimate examinations,facts spoke for themselves,only rational conclusion is conduct was sexually motivated, appeal fails--Court of Appeal Judgment(20.5.21)


Sastry & Okpara v GMC--erasure from register,s40(rehearing) and s40A(review) appeals,appellate court can evaluate public protection & professional reputation issues,appeals dismissed--Court of Appeal Judgment(30.4.21)


Gupta v Northampton Hospital NHS Trust--exclusion from work pending outcome of investigation,safeguarding concerns,application for interim injunction refused--High Court Judgment(21.4.21)


Al Nageim v GMC--dishonest failure to notify errorneously paid salary, erasure, appeal fails--High Court Judgment(20.4.21)


Watkins v BMA--disciplinary action by a trade union,alleged breaches of union rules, disciplinary action should not 'stifle' debate or 'deter' seeking election,error of law in Certification Officer's assessment,case remitted to make a new decision--EAT Judgment(06.4.21)


Bux v GMC--erasure for acting in a state of conflict of interest,dishonestly and for finacial gain,duties of an expert witness,duty of disclosure,appeal fails--High Court Judgment(31.3.21)


Towuaghantse v GMC--exomphalus major,misconduct in relation to surgical management,insight & remediation incomplete,erasure,allegations in Coroner's court,impairment & sanctions phases to be reconsidered by MPT--High Court Judgment(25.3.21)


Negus & Anor v Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust--aortic valve replacement, alleged negligence as larger sized valve was not implanted and failure to properly advice risks from a smaller valve,claim dismissed--High Court Judgment(19.3.21)


Professional Standards Authority for Health & Social Care v GMC and Christian Hanson--appeal against 10-month suspension for sexually motivated conduct towards a nurse,MPTS fell into error in five respects,appeal succeeds, only one sanction that could properly be imposed:erasure--High Court Judgment(12.3.21)

GMC v Donadio--12-month suspension insufficient to protect the public,deficient professional performance as a Consultant Radiologist,MPT made an error in its sanctions evaluation--High Court Judgment(10.3.21)

Garaffa v GMC--appeal against 5-month suspension,vaginectomy without consent,amendment to consent form made after surgery commenced, appeal fails--High Court judgment(09.3.21)

Basma v Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Anor--Spinal Muscular Atrophy,not entitled to newly approved drug,clinical judgement and substantial factual element in decision-making, failure to take into account mother's relevant evidence irrational--Court of Appeal Judgment(02.3.21)


Reddy v GMC--nine month suspension for dishonesty,two full-time salaries,appeal against findings of fact,apparent bias,appeal dismissed--High Court Judgment(02.3.21)


Khan v GMC--allegations of sexually motivated behaviour, erasure,approach to witness evidence erroneous,sanction of erasure quashed--High Court Judgment(02.3.21)


Jarman v Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust--Cauda Equina Syndrome following injury,alleged delay in decompression surgery, relevant delay did not cause any loss,claim dismissed--High Court Judgment(18.2.21)

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust v Metcalf--exaggeration of physical disabilities,admits lying repeatedly,claim upto £5 million,6 months imprisonment--High Court Judgment(11.2.21)

Polmear & Anor v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust--application to strike out claim for damages of secondary victims as a result of witnessing collapse & death of daughter,negligent failure to diagnose life threatening condition pulmonary veno-occlusive disease,what constitutes relevant event for purposes of establishing proximity,permission to appeal to Court of Appeal granted--High Court Judgment(05.2.21)

Davies v Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust--death due to pneumococcal meningitis,delay in administering IV antibiotics,material contribution,indivisible outcome of death,causation made out and claim succeeds--High Court Judgment(29.1.21)

Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care v GMC & Dr Dighton--costs, not disproportionate to instruct QC,overall costs by PSA disproportionately high--High Court Judgment(11.1.21)


Onwude v Dyer & Ors--omission of reference to right of appeal in BMJ article, action under Defamation Act 1996,qualified privillege and public interest defence, claim dismissed--High Court Judgment(23.12.20)


Ismail v Joyce--failure to refer for chest xray when presenting with signs of possible TB, spread to other organs including brain and spinal cord,negligent failure to enquire further about night sweats--High Court Judgment(16.12.20)


Azam v University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust--gynaecomastia surgery nearly 25 years ago,appeal against permission to proceed with clinical negligence claim, s33 Limitation Act 1980,judgment unimpeachable--High Court Judgment(10/12/20)

Henry v Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust--alleged failure to recognise misplacement of the L5 pedicle screw in the post-operative period or longer term,suffered nerve irritation until its removal,claim fails--High Court Judgment(07.12.20)


Failes v Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust--debulking of spinal cord tumour,post-operartive CSF leak and herniation of cord,paralysed from chest down,acute deterioration and upto that point, had been an upwards trajectory, claim fails--High Court Judgment(4.12.20)


Bell & Anor v The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust--puberty-suppressing drugs, gender dysphoria,Gillick competence,a child under 16 may only consent to such medication where one is competent to understand the nature of treatment--High Court Judgment(1.12.20)


Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care v GMC and Dr Dighton--excessively prescribing potentially addictive drug, suspension is insufficient sanction,erasure from register--High Court Judgment(19.11.20)


Hewes v West Hertfordshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust & Others--cauda equina syndrome, the 19-minute delay by Trust 2 made no difference,appeal dismissed--Court of Appeal Judgment(18.11.20)


Leach v North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust--negligent 31 minute delay contributed to PTSD--High Court Judgment(30.10.20)


GMC v Dr Haris--actions not sexually motivated,tribunal plainly fell into error--High Court Judgment(22.09.20)


Dr Kefala v GMC--dishonest failure to disclose convictions,suspension,decision not wrong on the facts,difficulty in understanding GMC's thinking in bringing these proceedings--High Court Judgment(18.9.20)


Dr Dutta v GMC--judicial review claim and appeal against sanction,case remitted for reconsideration of impairment and sanction--High Court Judgment(22.7.20)


PQ v Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust--artificial rupture of membranes,calamitous haemorrhage,hypoxia and brain injury,Bolam test,claim settled for £2 million--High Court Judgment(24.6.20)


A NHS Foundation Trust v MC--mental capacity of potential donor of stem cells,informed consent, risk-benefit analysis by an accredited assessor, first such application under Mental Capacity Act 2005--High Court Judgment(23.6.20)


Jones v Ministry of Defence--ten-month delay in diagnosing HIV,dispute as to consequences of delay,CD4 count,fatigue or major depression not caused by delayed diagnosis,quantum far less than claimed--High Court Judgment(22.6.20)


SC v University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust--tonsilitis,failure to appreciate IM antibiotics masked symptoms of pneumococcal meningits,neurological deficit,liability established--High Court Judgment(22.6.20)

GMC v Dr Awan--appeal against 9-month suspension,tribunal was aware of rejected defence when making findings about insight, appeal fails--High Court Judgment(17.6.20)


Paul & Another v The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust--duty of care to primary victim may make liable to secondary victim, psychiatric injury as a result of witnessing death or injury, claim struck out previously;appeal succeeds--High Court Judgment(04.6.20)


VE v AO & Others--advanced terminal cancer,application in best interest to be allowed to leave care home,covid-19, Article 8 right,application succeeds--Court of Protection Judgment(05.5.20)


GMC & Others v Dr Zafar--sanction unjustified and insufficient,appeal succeeds,directs erasure--High Court Judgment(08.4.20)


Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX--cost of commercial surrogacy arrangements abroad following negligence,appeal dismissed by majority--Supreme Court Judgment(01.4.20)


Re AB--freezing and storage of sperm,application to obtain medical records of deceased brother,lawful for the fertility clinic to provide copy of all records--High Court Judgment(23.3.20)


Dowson v Dr Lane--type 1 diabetes,alleged negligence due to failure to appropriately treat and refer to medical foot clinic,Charcot's arthropathy,no breach of duty and claim fails--High Court Judgment(19.3.20)


Dr Schembri v Marshall--death due to untreated pulmonary embolism, appeals that deceased would have died even if referred to hospital, appeal dismissed--Court of Appeal Judgment(10.3.20)

ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and Others--failure to alert risk of inherited gene in time for termination of pregnancy,alleged breach of Article 8.ECHR,decision not to disclose supported by a responsible body of medical opinion, no breach of duty--High Court Judgment(28.2.20)


Tracey King(as Personal Representative) v South Tees NHS Hospital Foundation Trust--should have acted upon x-ray six months prior to actual diagnosis of lung cancer, breach of duty admitted,evidence of one oncologist preferred, claim succeeds--High Court Judgment(28.2.20)


Re M(Declaration of Death of Child)--prolapse of umbilical cord,oxygen to brain cut off for significant period,'death by neurological criteria', appeal against permisson to withdraw mechanical ventilation--Court of Appeal Judgment(14.2.20)


Brady v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust--alleged delay in diagnosing Actinomycosis infection and consequences,claim fails on liability--High Court Judgment(31.1.20)


Mr Jesudason v Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust--detriment was not on the grounds of protected disclosures,detriments not because of race,appeal dismissed--Court of Appeal Judgment(31.1.20)


Mr Hussain v Medical Defence Union--withdrawal of assistance in defence of a claim,application for pre-action disclosure refused--High Court Judgment(30.1.20)


Morrison v Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust--ruptured uterus, hysterctomy,appeal against negligence fails on all grounds--High Court Judgment(27.1.20)


BMA v SoS for Health & Social Care--power to suspend NHS pension payments on being charged with a relevant criminal offence,judicial review,failed to comply with Public Sector Equality Duty,breach of Article 14 ECHR,declaratory relief granted--High Court Judgment(17.1.20)

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