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GMC approves new ethical guidance

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7144.1553g (Published 23 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1553
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    At its council meeting this week the GMC was expected to approve new guidance aimed at doctors if things go wrong in their treatment of their patients.

    In a new edition of its guidance, Good Medical Practice, the GMC tells doctors that if a patient under their care has suffered serious harm they should take immediate steps to put matters right. They should …

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