Kenneth Hamer wins case in the Court of Appeal on behalf of the General Pharmaceutical Council
Kenneth Hamer wins case in the Court of Appeal on behalf of the General Pharmaceutical Council. Court rejects any procedure defect in hearing or that sanction of erasure was disproportionate.
The case arose from a BBC documentary into a number of pharmacies in London selling prescription-only medicines without a valid doctor’s certificate, and the appellant Mrs Hussain was the responsible pharmacist on duty when an undercover reporter was able to buy Amoxicillin, a prescription-only medicine, over the counter in the absence of a valid prescription.
Copy of the judgment here.
A short alerter on this important case can be found here.