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Medical self-regulation : crisis and change / Mark Davies.

  • Davies, Mark, 1964-
[2007], ©2007
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Mark Davies critically assesses the efficacy of medical self-regulation both in the context of the current regulatory framework and in that of other regulatory models. By evaluating recent events, he argues that the self-regulatory process has failed.


Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xii, 418 pages ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-410) and index.


The background to medical self-regulation -- The General Medical Council : powers and failings -- Criminal convictions and the General Medical Council -- Doctors' attitudes to self-regulation -- Trust and the medical profession -- The NHS complaints and disciplinary processes -- The Bristol Royal Infirmary -- Rodney Ledward -- William Kerr and Michael Haslam -- Clifford Ayling -- Richard Neale -- Harold Shipman -- Whistleblowing -- Lay participation in the regulatory process -- Self-regulation in a 'no fault' culture --Revalidation : the GMC's big idea.


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