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GMC may be open to accusations of racial bias

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7386.411/a (Published 22 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:411
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A report commissioned by the General Medical Council claims that the council has left itself open to accusations of racial bias because of its treatment of complaints against doctors who qualified outside the United Kingdom.

    Doctors who qualified outside the United Kingdom who are reported to the GMC are more likely than UK qualified doctors to face the professional conduct committee, to be found guilty of serious professional misconduct, and to be struck off, said the report, which based its conclusions on a statistical review of cases over the …

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