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Charilaos Minas

  • Bawa-Garba decision is a relief - but there are no winners

    Charilaos Minas's comment 10 Apr 2019 7:42pm

    Well said Jaimie; what is even more galling is that for years the message coming from up on high was "less blame, more learning". The Bawa-Garba case was the exact opposite: blame a colleague to their professional destruction. I wonder how many of my colleagues-including myself-would have been brought to personal and financial ruin through such a harrowing process. The GMC needs to take a long, hard look at itself and if the law needs to change to decriminalise such cases then so be it. A system so intent on finding a scapegoat will eventually scare professionals away.

  • #IamHadiza: GPs share stories of when it could have been them

    Charilaos Minas's comment 01 Mar 2018 6:20pm

    Let the person who has never erred come forward please. Victimising a colleague for a serious error but letting system-wide problems unpunished is wrong, no matter what the law of the land says. The GMC needs to have a good look at themselves and decide whom do they serve: justice or political puppet masters.