GMC Data Explorer

GMC Data Explorer provides an accessible way to explore and export our data. 

>> Use the GMC Data Explorer

The revalidation section provides a summary of prescribed connections and an overview of approved revalidation recommendations that are updated daily.

What can you do with this tool?

  • Filter and compare recommendation information, including late recommendations, non engagement and deferrals across different groups of designated bodies. 
  • Filter and explore the demographics of doctors by designated body group.
  • Export the data and graphics.

GMC Connect designated body dashboard

GMC Connect is available to responsible officers and their delegates. It gives information specific to the designated bodies your account is associated with.

>> Use GMC Connect (requires login)

What can you do with this tool?

  • See the number of doctors that have a connection to your designated body.
  • View recommendation information, including late recommendations, non engagement and deferrals approved within the last 365 days.
  • Get additional information about deferrals, including the average deferral period and chain deferrals.
  • Use these data alongside GMC Data Explorer to give you a comparison of recommendation information.

Summary report

A summary of approved revalidation recommendations for the UK and broken down by UK country. Includes the number of licences we have withdrawn as part of revalidation.

Revalidation summary report

Our current set of reports covers the period between the start of revalidation on 3 December 2012 and 31 December 2019.

Operational data reports, by country

These reports give a country-specific breakdown of approved recommendations by designated body. They also include a breakdown of these numbers by month.

England revalidation operational data report 

Northern Ireland revalidation operational data report

Scotland revalidation operational data report

Wales revalidation operational data report

Data from the first five years of revalidation

This report summarises the key statistics from the first five years of revalidation. It is intended to be useful as a resource to help understand broad patterns of revalidation, deferral and non-engagement.

Revalidation: the first five years

Tracking framework for revalidation over time

This page outlines a framework for tracking revalidation including a number of recommended ‘best practice’ measures. Designated bodies can use the measures to better understand how revalidation is working for them.        

Revalidation tracking framework