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Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria awakens

In most advanced countries, among medical professionals, the fear of the self-regulatory body is the beginning of wisdom. Getting into trouble with the Registration Body has grave consequences for practising physicians. But the entire system depends on records being kept. So an offence, no matter how small that might affect your practice is always on record….always accessible […]

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On the regulation of Nigerian health professionals

An anonymous commentator on the last post mentioned that the next Minister must put in place a regulatory body to which health professionals are accountable, to deal with cases of negligence and breaches of professional ethics. The commentator mentioned the General Medical council in the UK as a possible model. The truth is that these […]