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Letters GMC must be reformed

GMC reform: protecting patients does not mean finding and chastising wrongdoers

BMJ 2022; 379 doi: (Published 05 December 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;379:o2881
  1. Malcolm E Kendrick, general practitioner
  1. Macclesfield, UK
  1. malcolmken{at}

I agree with Abbasi that something must done about the General Medical Council.1 But, for action to take place, we need to have an objective in mind. Do we want to get rid of the GMC or do we want to reform it? If the latter, into what? Clearly, we need an organisation to oversee doctors’ training and to keep a record of all doctors who …

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