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The news section consists of press releases, GMC statements and web news. The list below contains all items. If you wish, you can filter out types of news using the filter button below.

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: 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

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.

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

GMC Statement: First High Court judgment handed down

26 May 2017

Today the High Court handed down judgment in the case of General Medical Council v Jagjivan.

Web News: Yesterday's attack in Manchester

23 May 2017

Following the attack in Manchester last night, we are conscious that travel disruption or personal circumstances may prevent some people travelling to our offices in Manchester.

Press Release: GMC unveils new standards to boost flexibility of doctors' training

22 May 2017

New standards to make postgraduate training more flexible for doctors have today (Monday 22 May) been unveiled by the General Medical Council (GMC).