Posts Tagged ‘Revalidation’

Only five in a thousand docs prompt concerns

Just five in every 1000 NHS doctors—less than 1% of the workforce—prompt concerns about their performance every year, a study finds. But doctors in th...

Revalidation: 8,500 doctors face removal of license

More than 8,500 doctors face having their licence to practise removed by the GMC for failing to respond to communications regarding revalidation, official ...

Surgical data should prompt revalidation rethink

Publication of the cardiac surgical mortality figures, those for other surgical specialties and those to be published shortly make the comments of the Alme...

Top five tips on meeting revalidation demands

With revalidation officially beginning earlier this month, the MDU provides some top tips to help you familiarise yourself with the new process: 1.) Get t...

State licensing of the press is a mistake

SENIOR DOCTOR ADMITS TO HOT TRAMP IN THE HILLS Dr Bob Bury, a recently retired consultant, candidly admitted today that he regularly enjoys a hot and stea...

GMC starts contacting doctors over revalidation

Revalidation - the five-yearly check on doctors' fitness-to-practise - is introduced today after being in development for over a decade. It means that the...

Revalidation “benefits will outweigh the costs”

Revalidation will cost the NHS £97m a year from 2013 for the next decade, a government analysis shows. Revalidation - the five-yearly process of provin...

Highly accredited doctors with no time for patients

If I ever thought I might have retired prematurely, my chats with colleagues as I undertake my occasional locum sessions of plain film reporting reassure m...

GMC says doctors have nothing to fear from revalidation

The launch of revalidation is less than a month away but many doctors are nervous about how the new regulatory system will impact on their working lives. ...

Hunt approves revalidation for December

Revalidation will start in December, the health secretary announced. The new, five-yearly system of checks - which have been in development for over a dec...

GMC seeks revalidation start despite concerns

Numerous concerns about the implementation of revalidation have not been addressed despite a recommendation from the GMC that the process should start in D...