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Letters Who pays this doctor?

Doctors’ financial interests: what about a publicly available list held by the GMC?

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 11 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3646
  1. Martin Brunet, general practitioner1
  1. 1Binscombe Medical Centre, Godalming GU7 3PR, UK
  1. martin.brunet{at}

The imbalance in the relationship between doctor and patient means that knowledge of a doctor’s financial interests will never be a panacea for resolving all biases and prejudices in medicine. However, a register like is not just for patients, but for doctors also. …

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