competence hearing


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a hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense)

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Chair of the conduct and competence hearing panel, Jim Spencer, said: "As far as the Digoxin [is concerned], it was bad, conceivably dangerous, to administer it without first taking [Mr Davies'] pulse.
A conduct and competence hearing of the Health Professions Council imposed a 12-month caution on Stephen Sterling after ruling his fitness to practise had been impaired.
A conduct and competence hearing of the Health Professions Council (HPC) in London imposed a 12-month caution on Stephen Sterling after ruling his fitness to practise had been impaired.
The charges against the nurse were proved at an NMC conduct and competence hearing which concluded on Friday, March 20.
By the time a nurse is facing a competence hearing, s/he is feeling pretty fragile, as they have normally undergone along performance management process with their employer.
Russell Doddington's teaching practice at Undy Primary School, in Caldicot, was already being monitored when he inflicted the punishment on the sick child, a professional competence hearing was told.
Russell Doddington's teaching practice at Undy Primary School, in Caldicot, South Wales, was already being monitored when he inflicted the punishment on the sick child, a professional competence hearing was told.
In child and adolescent psychiatry, telepsychiatry has been used for parental competence hearings and school violence risk assessment.