This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

GMC criticised for quinoa consumption

Through the K Hole

k hole 1000x667px

The GMC, universally reviled by doctors, has been heavily criticised for eating quinoa salad for lunch.

The culinary mistake was made last Tuesday. A spokesperson for the GMC said: ‘The allegation made against us is true. We had a quinoa salad with beetroot, feta and herbs and a glass of Château Pétrus.

‘But I would like to reassure our members that the relentless persecution of you (the very people that pay our salaries) is so tiring that we have to make time for a luncheon that befits our status.’

An irate doctors group responded: ‘This is just typical of the GMC and the double standards that we’ve come to expect.’

The GMC admitted it ‘occupied a unique social space’ where it was ‘loathed for absolutely everything we do’

On further questioning the GMC admitted: ‘We now occupy a unique social space, a space where we are loathed for absolutely everything we do.

‘However, we’ve listened to grassroots GPs and we’ve heard their feedback and next time we’ll be ordering a steak bake and a doughnut platter from Greggs.’

On the plus side, it appears the age-old question of whether quinoa salad is evil has now been settled.

Related images

  • k hole 1000x667px

Rate this article  (5 average user rating)

Click to rate

  • 1 star out of 5
  • 2 stars out of 5
  • 3 stars out of 5
  • 4 stars out of 5
  • 5 stars out of 5

0 out of 5 stars

Readers' comments (3)

  • Good news from the GMC at last. Hopefully they will voluntarily forego their private healthcare package and gym membership in due course?

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

  • Cannibalism rife at the GMC! well I never! where will it end?

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

  • The doctors in the GMC are a bunch of self appointed reactionary tossers who love nothing better than to sit tn judgement over the misdeeds of their peers .When did they last do a
    hard days work at the coal face?

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

Have your say