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Proposal to stop bad doctors setting up elsewhere

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 25 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:247
  1. Tony Sheldon
  1. Utrecht

    Proposals to protect patients against doctors who move to another country in the European Union after being found guilty of professional misconduct have been launched at an Amsterdam symposium this week. They include setting up a computerised European databank with details on qualifications and disciplinary matters that would be mandatory for any host country to check.

    As part of its six month presidency of the EU the Netherlands is seeking to strengthen EU directive 93/16 EEC, which regulates …

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