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'There is an undercurrent of racism'


I have wondered at times that to be struck off it's enough to make a small mistake or gesture if you were a BME doctor but you would need to be a Shipman if you were white British. No disrespect to my white British colleagues - it is the GMC approach that has been erroneous over the years and it is heartening that we have the likes of Prof Esmail who have had the guts to voice concerns. We must remember - in the NHS we are not an Ethnic minority but a majority - especially in some regions of the country where the NHS workforce is 60-80% formed of asian and african personell.

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09 Oct 2014

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