Letters GMC impartiality

GMC impartiality double standards

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f27 (Published 08 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f27

This article has a correction. Please see:

  1. Peter Wilmshurst, honorary consultant cardiologist1
  1. 1University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG, UK
  1. peter.wilmshurst{at}tiscali.co.uk

My complaint about Dr Mullen to the General Medical Council (GMC) originated in the MIST trial.1 2 3 He was one of three “responsible authors” of a paper reporting results.3 Dr Nightingale and I told the other steering committee members that we would not be authors because the paper contained false statements.4 We were vindicated when Circulation published an extensive correction, data supplement, and new version of the paper.4 Misleading information about the results was …

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