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Consultation on support for disabled doctors closing

Press Release | 13 Sep 2018
UK health services may be missing out because doctors with disabilities and health issues don’t always get the support they need to fulfil their potential, says the General Medical Council (GMC).
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New guidance to help doctors with reflective practice

Press Release | 12 Sep 2018
New guidance to help doctors and medical students with reflection has been jointly published by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans, the General Medical Council and the Medical Schools Council.
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First regulators’ whistleblowing report published

Press Release | 11 Sep 2018
A joint report on whistleblowing, published today by healthcare regulators, shows that the General Medical Council received 23 such disclosures within 12 months.
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Statement on Court of Appeal’s judgment on the Bawa-Garba case

Statement | 13 Aug 2018
We fully accept the Court of Appeal’s judgment. This was a case of the tragic death of a child, and the consequent criminal conviction of a doctor.
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Enhanced monitoring update

Press Release | 14 Aug 2018
The General Medical Council has today published its quarterly update of postgraduate training sites which are subject to the enhanced monitoring process.
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New Chair of the General Medical Council

Press Release | 30 Jul 2018
Dame Clare Marx has been appointed by the Privy Council as the new Chair of the General Medical Council to succeed Professor Sir Terence Stephenson in January 2019.
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We've published our strategy on equality and fairness

Press Release | 18 Jul 2018
Our Equality, diversity and inclusion strategy highlights work we've already undertaken, as well as our future commitments for the period up to 2020.
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Burnt out doctors feel exhausted before they start a shift

Press Release | 9 Jul 2018
Nearly a quarter of trainee doctors say their work makes them feel ‘burnt out’, and almost one in three say they are often ‘exhausted’ in the morning at the thought of another shift, according to a General Medical Council (GMC) survey.
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GMC launches Council member recruitment

Press Release | 4 Jul 2018
The General Medical Council (GMC) is recruiting for two new members of its governing body, the GMC Council.
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GMC says disabled doctors need support to fulfil their potential

Press Release | 4 Jul 2018
UK health services may be missing out because doctors with disabilities and health issues don’t always get the support they need to fulfil their potential
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GMC response to the Gosport Independent Panel report

Statement | 20 Jun 2018
Our thoughts are with the families of those who lost their loved ones, following simply unacceptable treatment at Gosport War Memorial Hospital. Patients and their families were clearly let down by the system, and that is not good enough.
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GMC signs up to joint approach to addressing concerns raised by doctors

Statement | 15 Jun 2018
We've signed up to a joint statement with other organisations on a commitment to address issues around exception reporting – the process by which doctors raise safety concerns.