Letters GMC and independent training review

Does the GMC think it’s immune to its own guidance regarding candour?

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3194 (Published 15 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3194
  1. Christoph Lees, clinical reader in obstetrics1
  1. 1Imperial College London, London, UK
  1. christoph.lees{at}btinternet.com

Dean has established the true degree of independence and transparency of the GMC’s Greenaway report.1 That this hasn’t sent shock waves through the medical establishment attests to the nature of the relations between the GMC, the Department of Health, and medical education quangos. Dean’s findings may reflect a pattern of behaviour at the GMC that does not favour candour.

The recent report on deaths of doctors while under investigation, commissioned by the GMC, was in fact an internal …

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