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MPTS Hearing Days 25-27

MPTS Hearing Days 25-27

The last few days saw the GMC finalise its case against Dr Webberley with the last two expert witnesses, Dr Dean of Exeter GIC and Dr Kierans, formerly of KOI Belfast.   I think I’ve said this before. After 7 weeks—27 actual days of hearings—the thing that stands...

MPTS Hearing Day 24

MPTS Hearing Day 24

On Day 24 of Dr Webberley’s hearing we heard more from Dr Dean, and Dr Allana Kierans also appeared. Both of these doctors disagree strongly with Dr Webberley’s model of care - and both of them have run gender identity services that have been strongly criticised by...

MPTS Hearing Days 21-23

MPTS Hearing Days 21-23

The 21st day of Dr Webberley’s MPTS hearing resulted in an unknown delay and as a result, an adjournment. Day 22 saw Mr Stuart Gale, managing director of Frosts Pharmacy appear as a witness for the GMC. Frosts Pharmacy is an online pharmacy for whom Dr Webberley...

MPTS Hearing Days 19-20

MPTS Hearing Days 19-20

Dr Klink returned to the hearing so that Dr Webberley’s counsel could cross examine him, during which time he admitted to having given gender-affirming hormones to a 13 year old patient. Dr Klink also said that the dosage of testogel that Patient A was prescribed by...

MPTS Hearing Days 17-18

MPTS Hearing Days 17-18

Dr Agnew returned to finalise his testimony, and reiterate his belief that MDTs are the best way to provide care for youths with gender dysphoria. Dr Agnew admitted to having no experience in diagnosing gender dysphoria, nor having any experience treating patients for...

MPTS Hearing Day 15-16

MPTS Hearing Day 15-16

Day 15 was taken up with procedural discussion. This was due to the introduction of evidence that Dr Webberley’s team had asked to be included, some of which was then considered to be admissible. As new evidence was now allowed, the GMC had asked their experts to...

MPTS Hearing Day 13-14

MPTS Hearing Day 13-14

Day 13 of Dr Helen Webberley’s MPTS hearing began, once again, with an unexpected bundle of evidence being dropped in the defence’s lap. The bundle - some 150 pages of expert testimony with comments - was delivered after close of business on Friday. After a chaotic...

MPTS Hearing Day 11-12

MPTS Hearing Day 11-12

After two non-sitting days the hearing resumed on Thursday. Present were Mr Simon Jackson QC, counsel for the General Medical Council, and Mr Ian Stern QC, counsel for Dr Webberley. No sooner had the trial begun than Mr Jackson QC said that new information had been...

MPTS Hearing Day 10

MPTS Hearing Day 10

Day ten of Dr Helen Webberley’s hearing began with Dr Richard Harker, witness for the GMC. Also present were Mr Simon Jackson QC, counsel for the GMC, and Mr Ian Stern QC, counsel for Dr Webberley. Mr Jackson began by asking Dr Harker about his experience and...

MPTS Hearing Day 8-9

MPTS Hearing Day 8-9

Day Eight of Dr Helen Webberley’s MPT hearing began with Liam Stratton, an Inspector for the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Ian Stern QC cross-examined Mr Stratton regarding an inspection he had led into Dr Matt Ltd, an online healthcare provider for whom Dr Webberley...