GPs send reforms plan back to drawing board – The Guardian

Posted May 28th, 2010 in disciplinary procedures, doctors, news by sally

“The British Medical Association, the doctors’ trade union body, today turned its back on reforms designed to protect patients from another killer doctor like the GP Harold Shipman. It rejected a detailed set of proposals from the profession’s regulatory body, the General Medical Council. While it supported in principle the concept of revalidation – doctors proving their fitness to practise on a five-yearly basis – it had a number of serious objections.”

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The Guardian, 27th May 2010