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Reactions to the chief medical officer's report

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 16 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1071

The GMC has changed fundamentally

  1. Graeme Catto, president
  1. 1General Medical Council, London NW1 3JN

I have stated publicly and often that the GMC enthusiastically supports the principles underpinning Good Doctors, Safer Patients—protecting patients, raising public and professional confidence in the regulatory system, setting clear standards for entry to the profession, and maintaining those standards throughout doctors' careers. An independent and accountable system of medical regulation commanding confidence is …

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