At the 2007 BMA Annual Representatives Meeting in Torquay this week, they called for new leadership to allow confidence in the post to be rebuilt.
GPs and consultants overwhelmingly backed a motion urging Sir Liam to quit over poor handling of changes to regulation, medical education and the Medical Training and Applications Service.
Dr John Hyslop, a member of the BMA's consultants and specialists committee, said that lowering the standard of proof in fitness-to-practise cases would deliver 'rough justice' for doctors. He added that Modernising Medical Careers turned junior doctors' careers 'into a lottery'.
Salisbury GP Dr Helena McKeown agreed that the civil standard of proof could wrongly endanger the livelihoods of many colleagues.
'We need to send the CMO a loud message that he can't fail to hear: you have lost the support of the profession and must resign.'Comment below and tell us what you think