Anthony Lawrence Kaufman

susan charnock made this Freedom of Information request to Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service

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Dear Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service,

I am unable to find the summary of the MPTS hearing for Dr. Anthony Lawrence Kaufman

Can you provide a written summary of the MPTS hearing into the allegations against Dr. Anthony Lawrence Kaufman.

Yours faithfully,

susan charnock

Dear Ms Charnock

Your information request – F16/7944/EH 

Thank you for your email dated 15 February asking for information in
relation to hearing regarding Anthony Lawrence Kaufman (2428415). Your
email has been passed to the Information Access Team for us to consider.

How we will consider your request 

We’re going to look at your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 (FOIA). The FOIA gives us 20 working days to respond but we’ll come
back to you as soon as we can.   

Who to contact  

Elizabeth Hiley will be handling your request. If you have any questions
you can call her on 0161 923 6314 or email her at [1][email address]. 

Yours sincerely 

Miss Sadie Jones

Information Assistant

[2][email address]

0161 250 6889


General Medical Council

3 Hardman Street


M3 3AW


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Elizabeth Hiley (0161 923 6314),

Dear Ms Charnock

Thank you for your email. Your request has been considered in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

The details you require regarding Dr Kaufman are available on our online register. You can access this via our website by using the link 'Check a doctor's registration status' at the right hand side of the home page (at Dr Kaufman's GMC reference number is 2428415. Once on his record you need to select 'doctor history'. You can then access details of the doctor's public hearings.

As the information you’ve asked for is already publically available, there’s an exemption under the FOIA which applies. Section 21 of the FOIA applies where the information is already reasonably accessible to the requester. As set out above, details of the doctor's MPTS hearings are available via our website.

Even though I’ve provided you with details of where to find the information, I still need to mention that you can appeal my decision to apply the above exemption. If you would like to do so, please set out your reasons and write to Julian Graves, Information Access Manager, at [email address]. You can also appeal to the Information Commissioner, the regulator of the FOIA and DPA – we can provide more details about this if you need them.

If you have any further queries regarding this request please contact me.

Yours sincerely

Elizabeth Hiley
Information Access Officer
General Medical Council

Telephone: 0161 923 6314
Email: [email address]

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