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Disabled doctors to get increased support thanks to new GMC guidance

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Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published today (Tuesday 14 May) by the General Medical Council (GMC).
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GMC statement regarding Dame Denise Coia and the review of mental health and wellbeing in the medical profession

Statement | 10 May 2019
Dame Denise Coia, who has led the General Medical Council’s review of mental health and wellbeing in the medical profession with Professor Michael West, is to step down as co-chair with immediate effect for health reasons.
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North East hospitals praised in GMC report

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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 published today (Thursday 16 May).
The medical register has reached 300,000 for the first time

Medical register reaches 300,000 for the first time

Press release | 8 May 2019
The UK medical register has hit a major milestone as it welcomed its 300,000th doctor.
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First GMC survey of SAS doctors opens

Press release | 1 May 2019
The General Medical Council’s (GMC) first comprehensive survey of speciality, associate specialist (SAS) and locally employed doctors (LEDs) opens today (Wednesday, 1 May).
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Fewer full GMC investigations after pilot scheme success

Press release | 18 Apr 2019
Changes being made by the General Medical Council (GMC) will reduce the number of full investigations into one-off mistakes by doctors – known as single clinical incidents – after a successful two-year pilot scheme.
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GMC clarifies expectations of newly qualified doctors

Press release | 9 Apr 2019
The skills and procedures newly qualified doctors need to be able to perform by the time they start work have been updated today (Tuesday 9 April) by the General Medical Council
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Relevant European qualifications to be recognised post-Brexit

Statement | 4 Apr 2019
The GMC has welcomed amendments to the Medical Act to ensure relevant EU qualifications would be recognised in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit.
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GMC supports anti-bullying guide for health leaders

Statement | 4 Apr 2019
The General Medical Council is a proud member of the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Today the group has released a reference document for health leaders giving guidance on how to tackle bullying and undermining.
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Check insurance and indemnity cover, GMC tells doctors

Press release | 3 Apr 2019
The General Medical Council (GMC) has updated its guidance for doctors on insurance and indemnity to coincide with new state-backed clinical negligence schemes that launch today (Monday 1 April) for GPs across England and Wales.
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GMC asks doctors for views on getting effective feedback from patients

Press release | 30 Apr 2019
Doctors are being asked for their views on how they should collect and reflect on feedback from their patients, in a consultation launched today (Tuesday 30 April) by the General Medical Council (GMC).
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Doctors to receive training support to call out unprofessionalism

Press release | 3 Apr 2019
A pilot programme announced by the General Medical Council will give doctors training in tackling unprofessional behaviours from colleagues which can affect patient safety and outcomes.