GPs told to stop admitting mistakes

Leaders are fearful of legal action over self-reflections

A group of GP leaders in the UK say they have lost confidence in the General Medical Council (GMC) following the case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba.


They claim she was “scapegoated” by the regulatory body after the death of a six-year-old patient.

On Friday, the group voted in favour of a no-confidence motion.

This is despite leaders from the British Medical Association (BMA) warning against the motion and stressing the importance of the regulator’s role.

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