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Healthcare leaders need support to ensure good patient care, report finds

Press release | 14 Aug 2019
Senior healthcare leaders need support to help them overcome challenges that can impact on patient care, according to research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) and published today (Wednesday 14 August).

First overseas doctors set to use new Manchester test centre

Press release | 2 Aug 2019
Our new centre for assessing the skills of overseas doctors will open for its first round of tests next week.
A group of delegates from one of our sessions talking over coffee

We're increasing access to our workshops to help overseas doctors

Press release | 26 Jul 2019
The General Medical Council (GMC) is increasing opportunities for overseas-trained doctors to attend its free workshops designed to help them settle into medical careers in the UK.

GMC to regulate physician associates and anaesthesia associates

Statement | 18 Jul 2019

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.

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
Findings from the "Fair to refer?" research we've commissioned

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).
Reflective practice

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.

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.

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

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.