Cutting GMC investigations must not simply devolve problems elsewhereBMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2445 (Published 03 May 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2445
- Tom Bourne, adjunct professor and consultant gynaecologist
- Imperial College London and Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital, London, UK
The proposals outlined by Appleby in his review of General Medical Council (GMC) processes represent a real opportunity, and the GMC deserves credit for reflecting on its procedures.1 But it is important to focus beyond the GMC.
In our study on how complaints procedures affect doctors, high levels of anxiety (22%), depression …
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