The GMC's ruling wasn't even about the validity of his results (though they are invalid). They criticized him for:<quoted text>
What is clear to you (Dr Wakefield's agenda) is not all there is to this. He may have a personal interest in a change of policy. That does not mean he is wrong and the GMC are right. Dr Wakefield has only been convicted by opinions like the GMC and some who happen to agree with them. Dr Wakefield did not "create the scare" in me as my concerns about the MMR have been around since it was introduced.
It seems the GMC have an agenda too and a far more dangerous one - there must be no open dissent. Anyone know what research the GMC are supporting into understanding the increase in autism?
- Misusing funds
- Performing procedures on children when those procedures were not in their best medical interest
- Performing procedures on children he was not approved to do
- Not following the guidelines of the project he submitted
- Not disclosing his massive conflicts of interest