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A message from GMC Chair about raising and acting on concerns

Statement in response to the announcement that Andrea Sutcliffe is stepping down as Chief Executive of the NMC due to ill health

Women in leadership: breaking glass ceilings in ophthalmology

Statement following publication of the Infected Blood Inquiry report

Statement on the outcome of Dr Sarah Benn’s hearing

Championing the case for compassionate leadership

Power imbalances and hierarchy prevent doctors from working effectively in teams, GMC research shows

Thousands of doctors could be considering leaving UK practice – new GMC research reveals what might make them stay

GMC decision makers given more flexibility in cases where there is a low risk to public protection

Joint statement on Martha’s Rule from the GMC, NMC and CQC

Cultures of compassion: modern regulation for modern medicine

GMC launches consultation on how it regulates physician associates and anaesthesia associates


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Developing medical education and training for the future

The GMC has published a statement setting out its vision for the future of medical education and training, including increased flexibility and innovation to better serve doctors and patients.

Professor Colin Melville, the GMC’s Medical Director and Director of Education and Standards, tells us more.

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Women in medicine: The Edinburgh Seven

Inclusion is something that women trying to be doctors in 18th century could have only have wished for, but a number of them persevered, and by doing so inspired future generations of women who have been able to pursue careers in medicine. In this blog, first published in 2020, Courtney Brucato and Lucy Myatt, from the GMC’s archives team, look back at the struggles of some early female pioneers.