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Dame Janet's disappointments: It's not that easy to keep an eye on each other

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 25 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1275
  1. William E Osmun, family doctor (
  1. Mount Brydges, Ontario, Canada N0L 1W0

    EDITOR—Firstly, can we put Harold Shipman aside?1 2 What he did was horrible, but basing a system of revalidation on the actions of a psychopathic mass murderer is absurd. No matter what system is put in place, it will not stop the psychopath, just as all the fences in the world will not stop a suicide bomber.

    The whole problem with …

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