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Doctors demand more information on GMC candidates

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 20 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1357
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent,
  2. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ
  2. BMJ

    The General Medical Council came under fire last week after it emerged that the regulatory body's newest member had been struck off in the 1980s by the GMC itself for serious professional misconduct, including three driving convictions.

    Doctors are angry at the lack of information on candidates for election after it came to light that Dr Jennifer Colman—who polled the most votes of 50 doctors in a recent by-election—had been found guilty of serious professional misconduct in 1987 for rudeness to colleagues …

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