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The petty cruelty of the GMC

The General Medical Council has lost the trust of doctors

20 August 2022

9:00 AM

20 August 2022

9:00 AM

Doctors make mistakes. We mess up, have lapses in judgment, do stupid or downright wrong things. Some break the law, some violate trust. Patients place their wellbeing, and sometimes their lives, in our hands. So it’s only right that we are held to account. All good doctors want scrutiny.

Our regulator, the General Medical Council (GMC), is supposed to be there to uphold the standards of the medical profession.

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