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Improvements to our fitness to practise processes

We've made a catalogue of improvements to our fitness to practise processes following a review by Professor Appleby.

How have we improved our FtP processes?

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News

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The new data protection law is in effect

25 May 2018

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in effect, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Find out what this means for how we handle personal information, and the updates we've made to our guidance.

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We've announced the working group to lead a medical manslaughter review

21 May 2018

The working group for Dame Clare Marx’s independent review into gross negligence manslaughter (and culpable homicide in Scotland) in the medical profession has been appointed.

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New reflective practice guidance for doctors

18 May 2018

New guidance for doctors on reflective practice is to be produced jointly by the General Medical Council, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans and the Medical Schools Council.


Blogs

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Appraisal and its role in professional development

11 May 2018

We recently published the final report of the independent evaluation of revalidation, carried out by UK Medical Revalidation Evaluation Collaboration’s (UMbRELLA). 

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Guest blog: Being a medical student in 2018

13 April 2018

Final year medical students, Wuraola Obadahun and Fiona Vincent, will be sharing their triumphs and challenges as guest curators of the GMC blog.

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Our response to BAPIO's open letter on the Dr Bawa-Garba case

9 February 2018   

Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, responds to the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

Statements and press releases
See all our statements and press releases, a hearings calendar and contacts for our media team in our media centre.