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Letters A discriminating judgment

You cannot be serious, says GMC to observation article

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 28 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1048
  1. Graeme Catto, president1
  1. 1General Medical Council, London NW1 3JN
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    In an uncharacteristically dyspeptic column, Hawkes castigates the General Medical Council over several unrelated issues.1 Donning his suit of rusty armour and unsheathing the sword of truth and justice, he sallies forth to fight the battles of yesteryear without fear, favour, or much forethought. His points on the end of the exemption from the annual retention fee for doctors over the age of 65 cannot go unchallenged.

    As an Aberdonian, …

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