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Political correctness is behind proposed appraisal system

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 10 April 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1013
  1. David Kerr, Consultant physician. (
  1. The Gables, 71 Bure Lane, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 4DL

    EDITOR—The Royal College of Physicians may be suffering from a bomut of political correctness, or it could be more serious, indicating early signs of a complete loss of touch with reality.1Apparently, the London “branch” of the Royal College of Physicians feels the need to introduce annual appraisals for all consultant physicians. These will be undertaken …

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