Qasim v Medical Council of New South Wales [2021] NSWCA 173 (13 August 2021) (Bell P at [1]; Brereton JA at [2]; Emmett AJA at [78].)


Catchwords:


OCCUPATIONS – Medical practitioners – Qualifications and registration – Appeal – From dismissal of reinstatement application by NCAT – Whether appellant no longer suffering from mental impairment rendering her unfit to practise – Relevance of evidence of professional competence – Relevance of patient outcomes – Relevance of psychiatric evidence – Relevance of NCAT’s own observations – Appeal dismissed

OCCUPATIONS – Medical practitioners – Qualifications and registration – Reinstatement application – Principles governing – Review body not permitted to review original deregistration decision