Thursday 30 March 2023
By Appellant’s Notice filed on 28 June 2022, the Appellant appeals the Order, dated 7 June 2022, of Mr Justice Richie, sitting in Kings Bench Division, Administrative Court which allowed an Appeal by the Respondent from some of the findings and decisions of the GDC Professional Conduct Committee (PCC).
Background – The Respondent was a dentist, regulated by the Appellant, who had a mixed practice of NHS and private work. This case concerns the provision of all ceramic crowns to three patients. All ceramic crowns are available on the NHS but they cost more in laboratory fees and therefore reduce the practice’s profitability. In relation to the three patients, the Respondent charged a supplemental laboratory fee, in addition to the NHS charge.