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GMC response to the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

General Medical Council sets out plans for restart of medical tests and fitness to practise work

GMC launches Council member recruitment

GMC statement on ethnically diverse medical school teaching materials

We’re committed to changing experiences for BME colleagues

Bringing physician associates and anaesthesia associates into regulation

COVID-19 – GMC confirms revalidation date changes

Joint statement from Care Quality Commission, General Medical Council and Healthcare Improvement Scotland on death certification during the COVID-19 pandemic

GMC Chair pays tribute to doctors who have died fighting COVID-19

Changes to the abortion law in Northern Ireland - information for doctors

Statement on advance care planning during the COVID-19 pandemic

Joint statement – Community-based prescribing for COVID-19 symptoms


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What to expect from our assessment pilot days

Dr Charlotte Cuddihy is supporting our assessment development team as part of the National Medical Director’s clinical fellow scheme. We asked her about the work she’s doing to develop our assessments and what it’s like for doctors taking part in our pilot days.

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Mind matters: why medical students must be taught about eating disorders

Eating disorders are complex, pernicious, and more prevalent than ever. But there are concerns that they aren’t covered enough in doctors’ education and training, at a time when mental health should be a priority.