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Bringing physician associates and anaesthesia associates into regulation

COVID-19 specific guidance published for doctor complaints

Shaun Gallagher appointed as new Director of Strategy and Policy

GMC welcomes decision to lift cap on medical school places

GMC clarifies no role in medical education places

A welcome to new doctors from Prof Colin Melville

GMC and MSC welcome agreement on Medical Licensing Assessment delivery model

Doctors urged to have their say on workplace training during coronavirus

Doctors' workshops go online as the GMC responds to pandemic response

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


Welcome to the Register – a message for new doctors

Mary Agnew, the GMC’s Assistant Director of Standards and Guidance, welcomes new F1 doctors to the medical register, and during these challenging times, highlights some of the key resources we provide to help you in your career as a doctor.

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Trouble-free transfers – making switching specialties simpler

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges recently published new guidance for doctors in training who move from one specialty to another. Mark Dexter, the GMC’s Head of Strategic Policy Development (Education), explains why making postgraduate medical education more flexible is so important.