Complaints against UK doctors rise 50%

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 24 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:448
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Complaints against doctors in the United Kingdom rose by 50

    last year, said the General Medical Council. The figures were released as the GMC completed its blueprint for a proposed restructuring that it hopes will help to restore public confidence in the profession. The GMC received 4470 complaints last year, compared with 3000 in 1999.

    A GMC spokesperson said that the rise may have …

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