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Of course the GMC should uphold the profession’s reputation.
But nowhere have I seen any mention of:
1. The adequacy of the supervisory function of the consultants.
I ask: Does not the GMC owe a duty to the public, to state clearly, whether some of the blame should be laid at the door of whosoever arranged and monitored the rota of this junior?
2. The Role of the Health and Safety Executive in the investigation of this particular fatal episode.
Why? The investigation and reporting of the H and S Executive should have preceded any action by the GMC.