• Professional discipline and regulatory newsletter

    Professional discipline and regulatory newsletter - May 2024

    Welcome to 3PB's Professional Discipline newsletter edited by Daniel Brown, featuring analysis from Daniel Brown on Social Work England’s abuse of its power as a regulatory body in Meade v (1) Westminster City Council & (2) Social Work England (Case Numbers: 2201792/2022 and 2211483/2022). Sunyana Sharma considers the CoA's decision in Disclosure and Barring Service (‘DBS’) v. RI [2024] EWCA Civ 95, which confirms the Upper Tribunal's entitlement to decide that an appellant's denial of wrongdoing was credible and constituted a mistake of fact. Dr Tagbo Ilozue reviews Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care v (1) General Dental Coun-cil (2) Naveed Patel [2024] EWHC 243 (Admin) on the proper approach to sanction in professional disciplinary cases based on convictions for serious offences.

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