Posts Tagged ‘GMC’

GMC approves action plan to improve Revalidation process for doctors

The GMC is taking steps to improve Revalidation and make it a better experience for doctors. A newly-established Revalidation Oversight Group has approv...

New standards launched by GMC to boost flexibility in doctors’ training

New standards to make postgraduate training more flexible for doctors have been launched. The standards, detailed in a new document Excellence by design...

Surgeon struck off for accidentally removed a woman’s ovary instead of her appendix

A surgeon who accidentally removed a woman's ovary instead of her appendix has been struck off after being branded a 'danger to patients'. Dr Lawal Haru...

GMC urges doctors in training to share their experiences of rota gaps

The GMC is to ask doctors about the impact of rota gaps on their education and training, as part of this year’s national training survey (NTS). The re...

GMC consults on plans for Medical Licensing Assessment to provide one route to register

The GMC has launched a consultation on plans for a Medical Licensing Assessment (MLA) that will provide a single route to the medical register for all doct...

GMC Chair’s annual message to the profession: “Lightening our touch”

Dear colleague, I write to you once again at the start of the year, as health services across the UK are working harder than ever to deal with the fierc...

New GMC guidance on confidentiality includes when breaches can be justified

The GMC has published revised, expanded and reorganised guidance on confidentiality for all doctors practising in the UK. The guidance is designed to he...

GMC says annual retention fee for doctors will not go up in 2017/18

The GMC is to freeze all registration fees, including the annual retention fee, from April 2017 to March 2018. The GMC’s Council has agreed that next ...

GMC launches programme to tackle challenges to medical professionalism

The lack of time and support to make a reality of reflective practice is one of the biggest challenges of medical professionalism, doctors of all grades re...

Junior doctors’ training under threat from heavy workloads, the GMC warns

Increasingly heavy workloads are eroding the time doctors have for training, according to the GMC. The 2016 national training survey, which canvassed op...

Anaesthetist struck off by GMC after doing private work whilst on a ‘career break’

A doctor has been struck off after he took on private clients overseas while telling NHS bosses he was busy working for charity. Essam Aly, 55, carried ...