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GMC issues workforce warning in case of ‘no-deal’ Brexit


While I am more than happy to enjoy this political drama unfolding in House of Commons like a Netflix TV series right now , we all seem to fall into this trap of ‘killing’ each other morally until we felt we had found the truth . The distraction ,gulf and polarisation created by this historic event namely Brexit , had evidently split the country into two halves , ironically under the name of democracy. While I still agree with Churchill that (liberal) democracy is the worst form of Government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time, how all of us and our government have been behaving is exactly against the ideals of liberal democracy in the last two and half years . The disrespect towards each other , twisting of certain facts , marginalisation of ‘oppositions’ . Whatever religion one belongs to , I wonder how the divine power up there is seeing us? The fact that the original referendum result of having a winner and a loser by a narrow margin , never really had alerted us to consciously avoid confrontations . We are still highly judgemental against each other on the two ends . And I remember from my days of GP vocational training over 20 years ago , that the first thing in connecting with our patients is NOT to be judgemental. What are we doing right now ? It is of my opinion that we , doctors with a duty of care , should keep our opinions and more essentially , speculations about Brexit to ourselves . The only truth here is nobody can foresee tomorrow. BMA , RCGP and now GMC , should all step back to let whatever will be , will be ,as far as Brexit outcomes are concerned.

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05 Dec 2018

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