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Niall Dickson: 'We want to make our procedures as low stress as we can'


'We are being regulated to death' Vinci Ho's comment | 19 December 2014 3:33pm The currently set low threshold to trigger an official accusation in all forms( complaints , legal actions from no win , no fee legal firms, reporting to GMC) has certainly been eroding into the principle of presumed innocent and guilty until proven in Common Law. This has been interpreted as better way of 'protecting the patients' . Question remains ' have they got it right and proved doctors guilty in most of the cases?' I think the evidences presented even by GMC has explained that. Are patients better protected? I guess not . In fact , it is worse because whistleblowers are subjected to this cruelty as well. Where is the justice to be set? GMC has a lot to answer to the public if a system like itself has the risks of causing substantial cases of miscarriage of justice but let loose the real culprits......

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