General Medical Council
Regulating doctors, ensuring good medical practice
02 Mar 2012
Professor Sir Peter Rubin, Chair of the General Medical Council said:
"I was the first member of my family to go to University - and then to become a doctor - so I understand the importance of excellent secondary school education; of having your eyes opened at a young age to new horizons; and of being given the belief that you can reach those horizons.
"Although medical schools do much excellent work to promote fairness and encourage aspiration, not all young people are given the chance to realise their potential and grasp a brighter future for themselves.
"Profession for Good’s ‘Social Mobility Toolkit’ is to be applauded. It is a really positive contribution toward helping professions like medicine become more open and inclusive, supporting aspiring doctors from all backgrounds and attracting the very best talent."
Professions for Good - Social Mobility Toolkit
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