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More doctors will be able to avoid a GMC hearing if they agree to restrictions

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 20 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:582
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

New rules expected to come into force within months will allow more doctors who undergo an investigation by the UK General Medical Council to avoid a public hearing by acknowledging their shortcomings and agreeing to undergo retraining or restrict their practice.

Rules that the GMC was expected to approve as the BMJ went to …

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