Is there a disciplinary procedure for GMC staff

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Dear General Medical Council,

1. Is there a disciplinary procedure for GMC staff? Could you post a link to it, please.

2. Has it ever been used following complaints by doctors who appeared before FTP hearings?

3. Did GMC ever find any of its staff at fault following complaints by doctors who appeared before FTP?

Yours faithfully,

Helen Bright

FOI, General Medical Council

Dear Dr Bright

Information request F11/3524/ME

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Mark Ellen (0161 923 6347), General Medical Council

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Dear Dr Bright

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Dear Mark Ellen (0161 923 6347),

Thank you very much, indeed.

You are the star in your department.

Yours sincerely,

Helen Bright