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GMC should hold conflicts of interest register for all doctors, says McCartney

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 08 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4230
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

All UK doctors should be required to submit their declarations of interest to a public register held by the General Medical Council, the GP and former columnist for The BMJ Margaret McCartney has argued.

In a session focusing on doctors’ links to industry at the Royal College of General Practitioners conference in Glasgow on 5 October, McCartney said that while the medical regulator encouraged doctors to be transparent, it hadn’t yet …

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