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Trainee's portfolio 'used as evidence against them' in legal case


You are quite right to point out that what is written can and will be held against you. Having described a concern about a colleague with the intention of asking for help and advice, I was told that my appraisal would not be signed off until I had reported my concerns to the medical director and that, if I did not, I would be reported to the GMC for investigation myself. The result was catastrophic for all concerned and I am lucky that I did not act on my suicidal thoughts. I received no support whatsoever and have now retired early. I did nothing whatsoever wrong. I would advise all trainees to be incredibly careful about what they write. In fact, just don't! πŸ™ˆπŸ™ŠπŸ™‰

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15 Apr 2016

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