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GMC responds to government announcement on legislative reform

Statement | 9 Jul 2019
We've been calling legislative reform for a number of years. The government has now responded to its 2017 consultation on professional regulation.
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Doctors do not know where to turn for advice, GMC survey shows

Press release | 8 Jul 2019
A third of trainee doctors are unsure who at work they should approach with concerns about their own health and wellbeing, a General Medical Council survey has found.
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Poor support and isolation are factors in BAME doctors getting more GMC referrals

Press release | 25 Jun 2019
Disproportionate referrals of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) doctors to fitness to practise processes could be driven by poor induction and support, working patterns which leave them isolated and poor feedback by managers, research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) has found.
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Valuable prize up for grabs for medical students

Press release | 28 Jun 2019
Medical students can win a £300 prize by creating a teaching session about speaking up and raising concerns, in a competition run by the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Medical Schools Council (MSC).
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Regulators unite to support reflective practitioners across healthcare

Statement | 18 Jun 2019
The leaders of nine healthcare regulators have joined forces to stress the benefits and importance of good reflection among professionals in the healthcare sector.
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GMC confirms 3,000 ‘Commonwealth route’ doctors have genuine degrees

Press release | 10 Jun 2019
A review of more than 3,000 documents has confirmed that all licensed ‘Commonwealth route’ doctors have legitimate qualifications.
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GMC statement on the Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in medical practice

Statement | 6 Jun 2019
GMC statement on the Independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide in medical practice
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Virtual reality helps new recruits prepare for move to England

Press release | 4 Jun 2019
The app, Patient journey to GP practice, aims to reach the growing number of international doctors joining the UK register or considering a future move to England.
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GMC welcomes interim people plan for England

Statement | 3 Jun 2019
NHS Improvement has unveiled its interim people plan to address workforce challenges faced by the health service.
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GMC meets PSA standards for good regulation

Statement | 21 Jun 2019
The GMC has welcomed the findings of the Profession Standards Authority's annual performance review, showing all standards have been met.
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North East hospitals praised in GMC report

Press release | 16 May 2019
Education and training for doctors in the North East has been praised by the General Medical Council (GMC) in its review of sites across the region.
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Disabled doctors to get increased support thanks to new GMC guidance

Press release | 14 May 2019
Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published by the General Medical Council (GMC).