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Plans agreed to retain trainee doctors in Weston emergency department

Press release | 4 Oct 2019
The General Medical Council (GMC) has confirmed that trainee doctors will continue in training posts at Weston General Hospital’s emergency medicine department after the trust drew up detailed plans to address concerns over patient and trainee safety.
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GMC seeks new Council member

Press release | 3 Oct 2019
The General Medical Council (GMC) is recruiting a new member for its Council to help drive forward its work for the next four years.

We support recognising GPs as specialists

Statement | 17 Sep 2019
We have given support to calls from the RCGP and the BMA for GPs to be to be recognised as specialists.

Healthcare regulators publish whistleblowing report

Press release | 11 Sep 2019
The General Medical Council (GMC) has today (Wednesday 11 September) joined with seven other healthcare professional regulators to publish an annual report on whistleblowing disclosures.

New guidance to help medical students reflect on their practice

Press release | 3 Sep 2019

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.
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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