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GMC apologises to doctors for historic sanctions based on convictions under homophobic laws

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A public apology to the doctors who faced sanctions under historic homophobic laws

February is UK LGBT+ History Month, which this year has a theme of medicine and healthcare. The GMC has chosen this month to publicly apologise to dozens of doctors who faced sanctions after being convicted under historic homophobic laws.

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Society has changed and so has the GMC – it’s the right time to apologise for past actions

The GMC has this month issued a public apology to doctors who faced sanctions after being convicted under laws that would now be considered homophobic. Here, Chief Executive Charlie Massey writes about his regret for those historic actions, and reflects on how society has changed.