Holding the General Medical Council to Account over Covid-19 Conduct
Who watches the watch dogs? Well, we all must of course.
This week I sent a letter to the CEO of the United Kingdom’s General Medical Council, Mr. Charlie Massey, informing him that I am withholding my GMC subscription until such time that the GMC has rectified its breaches in its contract with Doctors, Patients and the Public.
I suggest Doctors in the UK and other countries do the same until the GMC (or the respective country equivalent) is willing to reaffirm its commitment to, and respect for, the fundamental rights of Doctors. It is only by protecting and ensuring that such rights are respected that patients’ interests too can be protected.
Specifically, any Doctors electing to withhold their GMC subscriptions should be seeking guarantees as follows:
1. The GMC must refrain from supporting any political decisions that attempt to interfere with or manipulate the appropriate response to any declared pandemic. It is a charity and should not be involved in any political decision making. It must remain neutral when governments and supra-national bodies such as the WHO call for unprecedented measures such as lockdowns, face masks and mandatory vaccination, in particular when the evidence base for the efficacy and/or benefits of such interventions is at best weak while it is overwhelming for the numerous, well known and documented harms.
2. The GMC must also abide by Doctors’ constitutional right to petition the king (enshrined in the Bill of Rights of 1688). This right is unqualified and gives Doctors the legal right and, arguably, an obligation to dissent publicly regarding political health measures brought in by HM Government.
3. The GMC must recognise Doctors’ human and legal rights and obligations to protect patients. In particular, it should agree:
a. Not to intrude on Doctors’ professional judgment.
b. Not to interfere with the Doctor/patient relationship.
c. To uphold the right to free and informed consent. E.g. Why has the GMC remained silent about mandatory vaccination, which is a clear violation of that principle? In fact, in stark contrast it is on record as having instructed their Counsel to make a submission to an Interim Orders Tribunal that any suggestion that the mRNA vaccine was “genetic manipulation” was a “conspiracy theory.” On what evidence does it base this absurd claim? In light of the overwhelming evidence that has emerged over the past couple of years or so of the damage being done by the mRNA vaccines/gene-therapy and their woeful lack of efficacy at stopping transmission, which was not even tested for by the manufacturers by their own admission, I would suggest this statement should be withdrawn and an apology should be issued in its place.
d. To respect and uphold patient confidentiality.
e. To speak out if public health measures from government seek to interfere with (a) (b) (c) or (d).
By aligning with the failed government and World Health Organization Covid-19 strategy the GMC has not acted either in the Doctors’ interests or in accordance with the needs of the public. Instead of being supportive, it has opened investigations into Doctors who have upheld their Hippocratic Oath in direct breach of the above principles.
As such the GMC and those working in this organisation may be complicit in the unprecedented harms inflicted upon the public through unscientific, inappropriate and dangerous interventions and Covid-19 policies dictated by the supranational entity that is the World Health Organisation.
Without guaranteeing items 1-3 above, the GMC will not only reveal itself to be irrelevant to ethical medical practitioners and patients seeking recourse from unethical practices, but also expose its damaging effects on these principles.
Just as those working at Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) enabled much harm during the politicised Covid-19 health crisis, so too did those working at the GMC. Instead of doing their duty as the watchdog that Doctors and the public needed and expected amidst the regulatory and political chaos of Covid-19, they enabled the repeated violation of free and informed consent. (What people working in these organisations do not seem to realise is that they may well be held personally accountable for following unlawful instructions that have led to harm.)
Ethical Doctors should no longer stand by to be '“investigated” by the GMC for acting in the best interests of their patients and the public, and for sharing their professional opinion and experience, or for upholding informed consent.
It is time now for those running the GMC to explain why this organisation has let Doctors and the public down so profoundly, what they intend to do by way of reparations for the harm that they have caused, and how they will ensure that the Covid-19 human rights violations committed in the name of “the science” never happen again.
My letter to the CEO of the General Medical Council can be found below. If you are a doctor or another sort of health professional whose registration society or council has remained quiet about the harms or even endorsed the unsafe Covid-19 vaccines, please consider taking a similar action.
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Much of the text of this letter can be found in the article above, however, please let me know if you would like an editable version of the letter.