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Our condolences to the Royal Family on the death of Queen Elizabeth II

An update on the UK government’s timetable for regulation of PAs and AAs

NHS backlogs threaten doctors as well as patients, GMC warns

Common questions: regulating physician associates and anaesthesia associates

Welcome to the profession: a message for new graduates from Professor Dame Carrie MacEwen

GMC welcomes the BMA's report on delivering racial equality

Making it better for trainees

Co-chairs announced for Dr Arora case review

Update: statement on tribunal of Dr Manjula Arora

New Chair for the General Medical Council

People, places and culture: meeting the healthcare challenges ahead

Culture and care in a system under pressure


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How physician associates are contributing

Increasingly, physician associates (PAs) and anaesthesia associates (AAs) play key roles as part of teams in a range of healthcare settings. The four UK governments have asked the GMC to regulate these professionals. 

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We’re updating Good medical practice

We're consulting on proposed updates to Good medical practice, the core ethical guidance for doctors working in the UK.