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New guidance on reflective practice to be published in wake of Bawa-Garba case

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2225 (Published 18 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2225
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

Prominent UK medical bodies are to publish new guidance on reflective practice in response to concerns following the Hadiza Bawa-Garba case.

The General Medical Council, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans, and Medical Schools Council will develop joint guidance to be published later this year. It will aim to tackle widespread concern about how doctors’ reflective notes might be used against them, following the conviction for gross …

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