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Web News: Sponsor announced to support workshop for doctors new to UK practice

05 February 2018

Free workshops run by the General Medical Council, to help doctors coming to work in the UK from abroad, have a new sponsor.

GMC Statement: GMC to look at the wider issues around manslaughter

30 January 2018

The General Medical Council’s Chair, Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, has announced a programme of work to look at the wider issues around medical manslaughter.

GMC Statement: High Court judgment handed down

25 January 2018

Today the High Court has handed down its judgment in the case of Dr Bawa-Garba.

Press Release: Scheduled system improvements - 26 Jan - 28 Jan

24 January 2018

We’re making improvements to our systems on Friday 26 January 18:00 until Sunday 28 January 18:00.

Press Release: Outdated, cumbersome and inflexible legislation prevents us from supporting doctors and protecting patients, says GMC Chief Executive

24 January 2018

The General Medical Council says that less prescriptive legislation is vital if regulators are to adapt to changing demands now and in the future.

GMC Statement: GMC responds to new NICE guidance on treating eye conditions

23 January 2018

New guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on the treatment of wet age related macular degeneration (AMD) has been published.

GMC Statement: Data-sharing agreement could threaten patient confidentiality

17 January 2018

Yesterday the Health Select Committee held an evidence session to consider the impact of a data sharing memorandum between NHS Digital and the Home Office.

GMC Statement: Guidance to doctors working under system pressure

12 January 2018

The GMC's Chief Executive sets out guidance for doctors dealing with the current high-demand across the health service

GMC Statement: Professor Terence Stephenson awarded a Knighthood

30 December 2017

Our Chair, Professor Terence Stephenson, has been recognised in the New Year Honours list for his services to healthcare and children's health.

Press Release: Medical profession at ‘crunch point’, GMC report finds

19 December 2017

The UK’s medical profession is at ‘a crunch point’ and will suffer increasing pressure over the next 20 years unless action is taken, the General Medical Council’s (GMC’s) State of medical education and practice in the UK report warns today.