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Warning letters

A warning letter issued by a regulatory body must convey to its recipient why it was considered necessary and, where that involves resolving factual dispute between the practitioner and the patient why, in broad terms, that dispute has been resolved against the practitioner if that is in fact what has happened. The warning letter should state with some precision, however briefly, what it is that has been identified in the practitioner's conduct that requires to be addressed and why it is thought necessary for him to address such matters as a result of the allegation received rather than leave the issue simply " in the air" (As the court considered had happened in the present case.)
Lutton v The General Dental Council [2011] ScotCS CSIH_62.

 

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