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Kulkarni v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and another

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human rights | disciplinary hearing | request for legal representation

The Court of Appeal has held that a doctor should be allowed to be accompanied by a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing in circumstances where he or she is facing charges that are of such gravity that, in the event they are proven, he or she will effectively be barred from employment in the NHS.

Dr Kulkarni, who worked for Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was suspended after being accused of improperly touching a patient.