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GMC inconsistency

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 24 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7037
  1. Peter T Wilmshurst, honorary consultant cardiologist
  1. 1University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, UK
  1. peter.wilmshurst{at}

Drs Dowson and Mullen have been referred by the General Medical Council to the fitness to practise panel of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) to answer allegations of misconduct in the Migraine Intervention with STARFlex Technology (MIST) trial.1 2 Dowson and Mullen were first and second authors of the Circulation paper that reported the trial results and were …

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