Professional Discipline & Regulation

Sydney has represented practitioners before the MPTS (including the Interim Orders Panel), General Optical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council. He has recently been instructed by the General Chiropractic Council and appeared on its behalf before the PCC.

Selected Cases

  • Re Dr O. (2018): GDC initial PCC hearing representing a dentist. GDC sought a suspension order but accepted submissions on behalf of the dentist that a reprimand was the proportionate sanction.
  • Re S. (2017): represented a nurse at the NMC in a hearing that lasted four weeks. Her case was joined with four others arising out of the same facts. The panel found that her fitness to practice was not impaired. January 2018.
  • Instructed by the GCC to represent it on a preliminary application. [2017]
  • Various hearings representing different Registrants at the GOC. 2010 – 2013
  • Re Dr N, IOP (2010).
  • Re Dr S, Registration Appeals Panel (2011).
  • Dr G v Neath Port Talbot Health Board. FHSAA, (2009): two hearings.
  • Re Mr P. PMETB Appeal Board, (2008 and 2009).
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