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Stem cell therapy doctor struck off by the GMC

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 30 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5410

Re:The Trossel judgement may have serious implications for 'alternative' therapies

The position of the majority of us in clinical practice in primary
care is that we very frequently prescribe treatments for which we have no
specific randomised controlled trial evidence. God forbid that Dr
McKinstry should find himself up against the GMC for such a heinous crime
as practicing primary care.

Competing interests: No competing interests

11 October 2010
George T Lewith
Professor of Health Research
University of Southampton