20 January 2012
The General Medical Council is launching Your Health Matters, a new website for doctors who may be concerned about their own health or that of a colleague.
06 January 2012
The GMC is consulting on proposed new arrangements for the recognition and approval of medical trainers in a consultation launched today. (1)
20 December 2011
Responding to the publication of the proposal amending the recognition of qualifications Directive Niall Dickson, the Chief Executive of the General Medical Council said:
14 December 2011
The General Medical Council is cutting doctors’ fees. This is the first time the annual fee paid by all doctors has been cut since it was introduced in 1970.
14 December 2011
The General Medical Council is developing guidance for GMC case examiners and the Investigation Committee to help them decide what action to take if a doctor is alleged to have assisted in a suicide.
08 December 2011
His Honour Judge David Pearl has been appointed as the Chair of the new Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) that will manage all fitness to practise hearings for doctors from summer 2012.
01 November 2011
Most training and supervision of junior doctors is good, but there are serious concerns that need to be tackled urgently, according to the General Medical Council.
31 October 2011
The General Medical Council has today launched a major consultation on its core guidance for doctors in the UK. Every doctor is expected to meet the standards set by the GMC in 'Good Medical Practice'.
28 October 2011
In response to the study published in the BMJ, Niall Dickson, the Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, said: