This alarming suggestion is contained in the GMC's new edition of Good Medical Practice. It is made following two years of intensive research, which involved interviewing more than 500 doctors and patients, and after holding five major public meetings around the country.
Whatever next? Get the patient well? The whole system is going to the dogs.
(Source: British Medical Journal, 2006; 333: 513).
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