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New GMC test centre will increase capacity for overseas doctors

Press release | 15 Jan 2019
The GMC is set to open a new test centre in Manchester to double its capacity for assessing the skills of overseas doctors.

GMC responds to NHS long-term plan

Statement | 7 Jan 2019
Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has welcomed the NHS long-term plan as an 'important commitment'.
Signing a letter

Update on our right of appeal

Statement | 20 Dec 2018
We have written to the Health and Social Care Committee with the findings of a review of our right of appeal, including independent legal advice from Sir Robert Francis QC.
Hand holding GMC-headed letter

Registration fees to rise by maximum of £9

Press release | 13 Dec 2018
Full registration fees are set to rise by £3 for newly-qualified doctors and £9 for all other doctors next year.
The state of medical education and practice in the UK: 2018 report

UK-wide workforce planning needed to avert NHS staffing crisis

Press release | 5 Dec 2018
New research has laid bare a future workforce crisis that could be compounded by Brexit amid a fragmented approach to the recruitment and retention of doctors.
Press release

Workplace warning signs must be heeded to protect training

Press release | 30 Nov 2018
High quality on-the-job training for doctors in the UK could be at risk if tell-tale warning signs in the workplace go unheeded, the GMC warns

Remembering Sir Donald Irvine

News | 21 Nov 2018
Sir Donald Irvine, President of the General Medical Council from 1995 to 2002, died this week at the age of 83.

Statement on Zholia Alemi

Statement | 18 Nov 2018
Statement from our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, on the case of Zholia Alemi.

Zholia Alemi - information for patients

News | 18 Nov 2018

Two new Council members appointed by GMC

Press release | 9 Nov 2018
The General Medical Council has appointed two new members to its Council after a competitive selection process.

Updated handbook on effective clinical governance for doctors

News | 1 Nov 2018
The General Medical Council (GMC) has published a revised clinical governance handbook for organisations that employ, contract or oversee the practice of doctors in the UK.

Team reflection key to a learning culture, says GMC Chair

Press release | 26 Oct 2018
Prof Sir Terence Stephenson says regulators and employers must work together to foster reflection and learning when errors occur.