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GMC launches internal review of suicides among doctors facing fitness-to-practise investigations


Having been and still going through the GMC process I can only state it is to be categoricary avoided at all costs. Hence the anonymous post due to the way the process is currently viewed as a whole by the profession Having faced them for mental health issues they decided initially with psychiatry advice I was OK so then they moved on to fitness to practice a sort of "double jepardy" type issue I felt. So far the process has been running for > 2 years and when at work I almost permanently have one eye on the "consience monkey" on my shoulder. If there are benefit sfrom the process I'm a happier person because I've confronted "burn out," wiser to the inner workings of the system and above all extremely fortunate to have an extensive private/personal support network. I did offer my inner thoughts to be printed but it was declined.

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01 Oct 2013

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