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Press Release: GMC publishes action plan to improve revalidation

20 July 2017

The General Medical Council (GMC) has today (20 July 2017) unveiled a plan to implement the recommendations in Sir Keith Pearson’s report –Taking Revalidation Forward – published earlier this year.

Press Release: Outdated handovers putting East Midlands patient care at risk, GMC report finds

19 July 2017

Patient care at East Midlands hospitals is potentially at risk due to inadequate handovers between teams of doctors on different shifts, a General Medical Council (GMC) review published today (Wednesday 19 July) has found.

Press Release: Heavy workloads still an issue for many doctors in training, GMC survey shows

04 July 2017

Over half of all doctors in training say they work beyond their rostered hours at least weekly, and more than a fifth claim working patterns regularly leave them short of sleep, according to the General Medical Council’s (GMC) national training surveys.

GMC Statement: GMC statement on the Queen's Speech

21 June 2017

GMC Chief Executive Charlie Massey responds to proposals outlined in the Queen's Speech

GMC Statement: Fomer Chief Executive Niall Dickson awarded CBE

20 June 2017

Dame Denise Platt, deputy Chair of the General Medical Council, has welcomed the awarding of the CBE to former Chief Executive Niall Dickson.

GMC Statement: GMC statement on removal of trainee doctors from Canterbury Urgent Care Centre

20 June 2017

GMC Chief Executive Charlie Massey sets out the regulator's position on the removal of junior doctors from one of East Kent's sites

Web News: Enhanced monitoring update

19 June 2017

The General Medical Council has today published its quarterly update of postgraduate training sites which are subject to the enhanced monitoring process.

Press Release: GMC warns patients not to take risks to get 'beach body ready'

14 June 2017

The General Medical Council (GMC) has warned people considering cosmetic interventions in search of a ‘beach ready’ body to think twice before embarking on what could be risky procedures.

Web News: System improvements: Sunday 11 June

07 June 2017

We’re carrying out some essential maintenance work on Sunday 11 June from 08:00 to 18:00

GMC Statement: GMC statement on sentencing of Ian Paterson

31 May 2017

Charlie Massey, GMC Chief Executive, responds to today's sentencing of surgeon Ian Paterson