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GMC urges patients to stay safe when going online for treatment

GMC welcomes DHSC public consultation

High standards upheld during pandemic year

Clinical leadership skills crucial as health services emerge from Covid – GMC Chair

Dame Clare Marx ASiT speech – March 2021 ‘Emerging from Covid: why leadership matters’

Updated guidance to help doctors keep pace with increase in remote prescribing

Joint statement: Supporting final year medical students in 2021

Cardiff students win UK prize for the second year running

Joint statement from chief executives of statutory regulators of health and social care professionals

Update: Supporting doctors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Making decisions around care - a message from Dame Clare Marx

Brexit – Guide to registration for doctors


Lifesaving research: why we must create more opportunities for doctors to be involved in medical research

Professor Sue Carr, the GMC’s Deputy Medical Director and Consultant Nephrologist, discusses how involvement in medical research can equip doctors with skills and experiences that can improve patient care.

Virtual medicine?

One of the immediate impacts of coronavirus pandemic has been the rapid increase in the use of remote consultations and prescribing. This shift in practice was swift, with the profession moving quickly to ensure patient care was maintained.