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Dr R W Gorringe

Media Statement
From the president of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners,
Dr Jim Vause

5 December 2003

Dr R W Gorringe

The Council of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (the College) notified Dr R W Gorringe on the 25th of November of its intention, pursuant to clause 8.5 of the College’s constitution, to consider his expulsion from membership of the College at its Council meeting of 5th December.

The College was notified of Dr Gorringe’s intention to appeal the findings of the Medical Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal including his removal from the Medical Register on 3rd December 2003.

In consideration of the principles of natural justice, the College has deferred its consideration of the matter until the outcome of Dr Gorringe’s appeal.

Dr Jim Vause

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