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Self regulation must succeed

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7147.1767a (Published 13 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1767
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    “Self regulation must succeed and be seen to succeed,” James Johnson, the chairman of the BMA's Central Consultants and Specialists Committee, told the association's senior staffs conference last week.

    After the General Medical Council's finding that three doctors at the Bristol Royal Infirmary had ignored warnings that too many babies had died after operations (6 June, p 1691), Mr Johnson said that the profession must show its complete commitment to self regulation and …

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