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Most doctors do not think revalidation will identify doctors who aren’t fit to practise

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g178 (Published 10 January 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g178
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

Most UK doctors do not think revalidation will deal with doctors who are not fit to practise, a survey has found.

The results of a survey, reported by the Independent newspaper, showed that 53% of hospital doctors and 60% of GPs did not believe that revalidation would help identify and deal with doctors who were not fit to practise.1 More than 4600 hospital doctors and 1000 …

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