Disciplined doctorsBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7357.226/a (Published 27 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:226
- Birte Twisselmann (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Harold Shipman inquiry marks a further shift towards a greater spirit of consumerism. Patients are unlikely to be so trusting ever again. But how can consumers find out whether a practising doctor has violated the law, has been disciplined, or has been struck off for committing a professional offence?
For US consumers at least, the internet makes this fairly easy. The latest online venture in giving access to …