General Medical Council

Zholia Alemi, 56, was convicted of fraud and theft offences at Carlisle Crown Court last month.
On 24th September 2016, the Daily Mail headlined with the following: This follows on from a number of previous articles published
Chancellor George Osborne's psychiatrist brother Adam Osborne has been struck off the medical register after having an affair
Chancellor George Osborne's psychiatrist brother faces being struck off from the medical profession after he had a two-year
It's not too distant a memory when a visit to the GP involved a consultation with a middle-aged man in a suit, practising from a 'surgery' that was often one or two rooms in the family home.
Over the last 15 years, the number of complaints against doctors to the GMC has quadrupled. In 2013 there were more than 8,500 complaints about doctors of which just over 3,000 went on to be investigated. More than a third of those are still under investigation.
It has been reported that the General Medical Council closed cases against four senior doctors who held management positions at Stafford Hospital, while neglect and abuse occurred. These physicians face no further action from the GMC, and appear to have suffered none during the investigation.
In reality, their position is confused: the GMC doesn't understand whistleblowing, and is often used by Trusts as an instrument of victimisation.
A family doctor who used a secret camera inside his James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients
A group of ethnic minority doctors has launched legal action against the doctors' watchdog over alleged inequality in GP