BMA remains concerned about GMC structureBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7304.69/c (Published 14 July 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:69
- Linda Beecham
The BMA has called for an “independent body” to investigate and recommend a structure for a reformed General Medical Council if the current negotiations between the council and the profession's representatives fail to result in a satisfactory conclusion.
The BMA's annual meeting in Bournemouth last week passed the motion as a reference after the chairman of the council, Dr Ian Bogle, reported that further talks were due to take place this month. The BMA's council will discuss any new proposals on 18 July, and the GMC will hold a special meeting to finalise the proposals.
The meeting agreed that the GMC should remain a professionally …