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Health secretary 'deeply concerned' about implications of GMC court ruling


No one submitting an appraisal containing any analysis of errors will be safe. There will be no defence against honest mistakes and no mitigating circumstances will help. While the court verdict is unequivocal and probably unappealable the GMC's attitude has in my view been heavy handed and vindictive. Yet when I raised serious concerns on an issue it not only did nothing but did not even bother to tell me why. It has lost its way and if it continues on its present path the medical profession should be very afraid. Perhaps if every doctor refused to be revalidation it might come to its senses; it couldn't suspend everyone.

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30 Jan 2018

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