Public concern about complaints against doctors is widespreadBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7160.751 (Published 12 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:751
- Anne Savage, Retired general practitioner
- Akenside Road, London NW3 5RA
EDITOR—In your review of the Dispatches television programme that attacked the General Medical Council you made several pertinent points about public disquiet.1 I have now been working as a volunteer for the Patients' Association for over two years, answering letters and calls on the helpline, and I have found that concern about the complaints procedures in place at the local level is widespread. How widespread I cannot say as we only hear from the …
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