The number of complaints received by the GMC in the last 5 years

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Dear General Medical Council,

1. How many doctors are registered with the GMC?

2. How many doctors from an ethnic background are registered with the GMC?

3. How many complaints have been received by the GMC in the last 5 years?

4. How many of those complaints were made against doctors from an ethnic background?

5. How many complaints were upheld against doctors from an ethnic background?

6. How many complaints were upheld against doctors from a non-ethnic background?

Yours faithfully,

Will Powell

FOI, General Medical Council

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FOI, General Medical Council

Dear Mr Powell,

 

Your information request – IR1-2760338441

Thank you for your email dated 30 July, in which you ask for information
in relation to the ethnicity of doctors on the register and the number of
complaints for those doctors in the last 5 years.

 

How we will consider your request

We’re going to consider your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 (FOIA). The FOIA gives us 20 working days to respond, but we’ll come
back to you as soon as we can.

 

Who to contact

Mark Ellen will be handling your request. If you have any questions you
can contact him via email at [email address].

 

Unfortunately, due to the pandemic outbreak we are currently operating at
reduced capacity. It may therefore take us longer to respond to your
request. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Lauren Barrowcliffe

Information Access Team Assistant

 

[email address]

General Medical Council

3 Hardman Street

Manchester

M3 3AW

 

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