05 December 2012
For the second year in a row newly qualified doctors and those in training will benefit from a GMC fee cut.
03 December 2012
Radical changes to the way doctors are checked to ensure they are safe to treat patients came into force today.
03 December 2012
In its annual accountability report on the General Medical Council the Health Select Committee has described the GMC as an ‘effective’ organisation.
22 November 2012
The General Medical Council (GMC) has today confirmed the make-up of its new smaller Council in an historic move for the 154-year old organisation.
16 November 2012
Responding to the recent debate about the Liverpool Care Pathway and the support available to doctors on end of life issues Professor Sir Peter Rubin Chair of the General Medical Council, said:
19 October 2012
Every doctor practising in the UK will be subject to regular checks to help improve the quality of patient care, it was announced today by the Secretary of State for Health.
27 September 2012
The General Medical Council (GMC) today confirmed that it will recommend to the Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, that revalidation for doctors should begin in December this year.
25 September 2012
A new system to improve how complaints against doctors are investigated is to be trialled by the General Medical Council (GMC), it was announced today.
20 September 2012
The UK Revalidation Programme Board (UKRPB) met today to discuss readiness across the UK to begin revalidation.
19 September 2012
Professor Sir Peter Rubin has become the first appointed chair of the General Medical Council (GMC) since the GMC was established more than 150 years ago.