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GMC dismisses case against top NHS boss

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 01 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6635
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The General Medical Council has thrown out a complaint of bullying, dishonesty, and unprofessional conduct against Barbara Hakin, NHS England’s interim deputy chief executive and chief operating officer.

After a year long investigation into 17 allegations, GMC case examiners have concluded that there was “no reasonable prospect” of proving that Hakin’s fitness to practise was impaired in relation …

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