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GMC advises trusts on governance

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 08 May 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1230
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A committee of MPs heard last week how the new duty of clinical governance to be placed on NHS trusts in England is being underpinned by advice from the General Medical Council (GMC).

    Sir Donald Irvine, the president of the GMC, explained that although the council has no jurisdiction over health authorities and trusts, in a new departure it was having a dialogue with them about their arrangements for …

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