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Clive Peedell is absolutely right1. I cannot understand why the
profession has not risen up as a man and said 'no' to recent developments,
most particularly the CMO's paper 'Good doctors, safer patients'2, which
simply takes any vestiges of professionalism and control of standards out
of our hands. What are the leaders of the profession doing? And why
did you relegate such an important paper to the 'careers' section when it
should have been a 'leader'?
Ian Jessiman Retired GP
1. Peedell, C. British Medical Journal Careers (3 March, p77)
2. Chief Medical Officer 'Good doctors, safer patients' Dept of