Regulatory bodies can root out corruptionBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7387.501 (Published 01 March 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:501
- Francis J Morrissey, senior lecturer ([email protected])
- School of Nursing Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
EDITOR—Wilmshurst described institutional corruption in medicine.1 In Queensland the Nursing Act enables the Queensland Nursing Council to appoint inspectors. Acts regulating other health professions, including medicine, also have similar powers. Inspectors can require the production of documents, etc, and can enter and search for evidence of breaches of the act. The inspectors can …
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