Posts Tagged ‘GMC’

Surgeon David Sellu finally has his name cleared following GMC investigation

Mr David Sellu, the surgeon who was sent to prison in 2013 for gross negligence manslaughter, has had his name cleared The GMC investigated Sellu after ...

Dame Clare Marx to lead the GMC’s medical manslaughter review

A GMC review into how manslaughter by gross negligence is applied to medical practice will be led by Dame Clare Marx. Dame Clare will lead the independe...

Bawa-Garba: Positive reaction to Jeremy Hunt’s review into medical malpractice cases

The medical profession has welcomed the Health Secretary’s announcement of a review into malpractice cases, following concerns over a recent manslaughter...

GMC accused of racism for pursuing further action against Dr Bawa-Garba in High Court

The doctors’ watchdog has been accused of racism for striking off a paediatrician over the death of a child. Hadiza Bawa-Garba is to be struck off the...

Dr Bawa-Garba case: “Doctors in training must be given adequate high-quality clinical supervision”

It would be inappropriate for the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges to comment on the specifics of the tragic case of the death of a child that led to tod...

Profession reacts with dismay to high court ruling to strike off Dr Bawa-Garba

A doctor who was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after the death of a six-year-old boy can be struck off, the high court has ruled. Dr ...

GMC has improved its ability to assess complaints against doctors at an earlier stage

The GMC issued its report, State of Medical Education and Practice, this week. Released annually, the report sets out an overview of regulatory and workfor...

Supply of new doctors into the NHS failing to keep pace with demand, GMC warns

The supply of new doctors into the UK’s medical workforce has failed to keep pace with demand and the NHS is facing a “crunch point”. These are th...

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...