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Who we are

We are the independent regulator for doctors in the UK. Our focus today is the same as when we started: to protect patients. Here you can learn how we've changed since we formed in 1858 and see the people leading the work we do today.

Where we started from
Antibiotics were decades from discovery and the NHS a distant dream when we formed in 1858. You can see the journey we've taken since by reading about our history.

The people behind the work we do

The Council

Meet the people who make up our Council and set our vision and objectives.

Chief Executive and senior management team

Meet the people who oversee our day-to-day operations.

GMC associates

Find out more about the medics and non-medical experts who work with us.