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Press Release: GMC begins work to deliver Medical Licensing Assessment

14 December 2017

GMC approves initial model for a Medical Licensing Assessment for doctors wishing to enter UK practice

Press Release: GMC to slash registration fees for doctors

13 December 2017

Thousands of newly qualified doctors will benefit from a new fixed-term discount on GMC registration fees, which could save them over £1000.

Press Release: Regulation of medical associates will bolster workforce, says GMC

11 December 2017

Medical associate professions (MAPs) could grow to dramatically strengthen health services if regulated, the General Medical Council (GMC) has said.

GMC Statement: Dr Bawa-Garba hearing - GMC statement

07 December 2017

GMC statement following S40a appeal - Dr Bawa-Garba

Press Release: Medical training too reliant on doctors' goodwill, says GMC

27 November 2017

Education and training for doctors is too reliant on the goodwill and sacrifices made by senior colleagues who act as trainers, the General Medical Council (GMC) warns today.

GMC Statement: Planning for the future workforce

08 November 2017

Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has welcomed the Department of Health’s announcement about the launch of a single workforce strategy for the NHS in England.

GMC Statement: GMC statement on less than full time (LTFT) training

02 November 2017

Commenting on the GMC’s publication of an updated position statement on less than full time training, Dr Colin Melville, the GMC’s Director of Education and Standards, said:

Web News: GMC featured on BBC’s The One Show

01 November 2017

The role of the General Medical Council (GMC) in helping refugee doctors into work in the UK has featured on the BBC television programme The One Show.

GMC Statement: Reforming regulation

31 October 2017

Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has welcomed the government's consultation on the future of regulation.

Press Release: Doctors’ training experience in Northern Ireland is positive, GMC finds

24 October 2017

Medical students and doctors in training in Northern Ireland have told the GMC that their learning environment is a supportive and positive one, with senior colleagues playing a vital role in shaping the next generation of doctors.