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GMC fails in case against surgeon exonerated of manslaughter

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C Massey's watch of the GMC has taking protecting patients mantra to ridiculous extremes, where doctors who pose no risk to public are persecuted with tabloid like lust for blood and retribution, and a pound of flesh is inadequate/ An entire life of toil to gain medical degrees, and training, and thousands of patients previously helped count for nothing as their careers are ground to dust. Dr BG helped probably thousands of patients safely and without further incident, over the years after the case that led to her scape-goating. She is clearly a benefit to patients and society, not a risk, yet the GMC politically tabloid pleasing agenda was forced against its own MPTS panel, who got their decision right. There are clearly cases where doctors such as the American Olympic team doctor are best kept in prison, and the public protected against them forever, but the GMC has got its lynching hood on, and is making decisions based on ethnicity and perceived risk by tabloids, rather than fact. The true membership of the GMC - its doctors, who are the peers who should be involved in self regulation, have made themselves abundantly clear in this publication, and in the wider press. The GMC is wrong and should rescind its decisions and have some hubris and admit fault. If on reflection the leadership of the GMC can't see this error - they should hang their heads in shame and resign, or be sacked, as any member organisation should be able to remove its chief executive when things go wrong.

Posted date

07 Mar 2018

Posted time

8:28am

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