Medical Council statement concerning Mr Justice Kelly's decision

Thursday 17 January 2008

The Medical Council met on 16 January 2008 and decided that it will not be appealing the decision of Mr. Justice Kelly in the High Court consequent on the proceedings brought by Professor Walter Prendiville and Dr John Murphy.

The Medical Council has adopted new procedures in light of Mr. Justice Kelly's decision.

The Medical Council looks forward to the commencement of the Medical Practitioners Act 2007.

For further information please contact: Lisa Molloy, Secretary to Council Ph: 01-4983152 or 087 7799962