COVID “misinformation” and a GP’s freedom of expression

COVID “misinformation” and a GP’s freedom of expression


CategoryNews Author Alexis Hearnden Date

Alexis Hearnden represented the GMC in a challenge brought by a GP against interim conditions which restricted his ability to use social media to advocate against mask wearing and raise concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine. The High Court heard arguments in respect of the doctor’s rights under Article 10(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights and the GMC’s statutory obligation to protect the public.

Judgment has been reserved by Mr Justice Dove.  You can read more about the case here.


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