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GMC outlines core principles of new doctor support service

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I am an Asian GP, which may or may not have some bearing, who has been through these Fitness to Practise procedures with the GMC. I am being completely honest when I say that the GMC did their utmost to see me guilty unless I could prove myself innocent (which is not always possible, especially when lies are made against you)-it's crazy-their barristers tried to make me out to be an unfit doctor even when there are only minor concerns about me. They even used fancy wording to twist things in their favour against me so that a totally innocent thing was made to look like it was a totally guilty thing-this is not what I expected from what is expected to be a mature fair organisation. You can face being struck off for a minor issue-even if patients were not at risk (which happened to me). Thankfully I wasn't struck off but for the GMC barrister to actually request this for the minor issue at hand was unbelievable. They don't allow you to record the procedure in any way either so you can report them (!). I am lost for words for what I have experienced and even wonder whether someone else, behind the curtain, was asking the GMC barrister to try and get the maximum damage for me (i.e. shadowy figures in power). The barrister was actually a friend of the intermediatery person and was hanging out with him throughout the days of the Hearing.

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15 Jul 2015

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12:19pm

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