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Web News: Medacs Healthcare to offer GMC developed professionalism courses for overseas locum doctors

25 April 2017

Overseas locum doctors are set to benefit from a series of new training courses developed by the General Medical Council and provided by Medacs Healthcare.

Web News: Updated confidentiality guidance comes into force for doctors

25 April 2017

Revised ethical guidance on confidentiality comes into effect for doctors

GMC Statement: GMC statement on locum tax issue

07 April 2017

Medical regulator issues guidance on contractual obligations

GMC Statement: GMC guidance: reporting concerns to the DVLA

31 March 2017

We respond to calls to make reporting concerns to the DVLA mandatory for doctors.

Press Release: GMC unveils blueprint for better medical training

31 March 2017

Flexible training plan aims to improve training paths for doctors

GMC Statement: Response to concerns about our guidance for doctors on attempting CPR and DNACPR orders

29 March 2017

Clarification on the GMC's guidance

GMC Statement: GMC statement on enhanced monitoring at Kent & Canterbury Hospital

22 March 2017

GMC comment on the removal of doctors in training from the urgent care centre

Press Release: GMC urges doctors in training to share their experiences of rota gaps

20 March 2017

The General Medical Council (GMC) is to ask doctors about the impact of rota gaps on their education and training, as part of this year’s national training surveys (NTS).

GMC Statement: GMC encourages doctors in training to use exception reports

09 March 2017

Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, urges doctors in training to highlight issues in a timely way so they can be put right.

GMC Statement: Oral evidence to Health Committee Brexit inquiry

28 February 2017

Charlie Massey gave oral evidence to the Health Select Committee today as part of the Committee’s ongoing inquiry on the implications of Brexit for health and social care.