Medical ethics and law for doctors of tomorrow: the 1998 Consensus Statement updated

@article{Stirrat2009MedicalEA,
  title={Medical ethics and law for doctors of tomorrow: the 1998 Consensus Statement updated},
  author={Gordon M. Stirrat and Carolyn Johnston and Raanan Gillon and Kenneth M. Boyd},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={55 - 60}
}
Knowledge of the ethical and legal basis of medicine is as essential to clinical practice as an understanding of basic medical sciences. In the UK, the General Medical Council (GMC) requires that medical graduates behave according to ethical and legal principles and must know about and comply with the GMC’s ethical guidance and standards. We suggest that these standards can only be achieved when the teaching and learning of medical ethics, law and professionalism are fundamental to, and… 
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