Posted by: Witch Doctor | July 17, 2008

The GMC – The way they were…..

FULL DOCUMENTATION OF THE GMC’S STANCE ON ADVERTISING IN 1995

Dr Grumble wonders why this guidance was withdrawn in 1997.

The Oldest Sage Witch asks the same question.

However, other things, much more memorable than this happened in British politics that year.

In 1997 Tony Blair became Prime Minister.

In 1997 Alan Milburn became Minister of State in the Department of Health. During this time he had responsibility for driving through Private Finance Intitiative deals for hospital building. Later in 1999 he was to become Health Secretary with responsibility for modernisation privatisation of the NHS.

Was the GMC becoming mesmerised by the music of the Job-Share Pied Piper?

After all, it is easy to be mesmerised when hubris is in full flight.

Or is it coincidence?

Oh, for goodness sake, it must be coincidence!


Responses

  1. Dr Grumble spotted this remarkable coincidence too.

  2. […] guidelines rather that the GMC guidelines which suddenly changed for no apparent reason when the Job Share Pied Piper appeared on the […]


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