Posts Tagged ‘GMC’

GMC CEO: “If we act together, this report can be a catalyst for achieving a just culture in healthcare”

Reaction to the Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide: Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, and ...

GMC must fundamentally reform its approach to re-gain trust of the profession

The GMC has lost the trust of the medical profession and must fundamentally reform its approach. These are the hard-hitting conclusions of an independen...

Number of GMC investigations into doctors to be reduced in new approach

The GMC is seeking to reduce the number of full investigations into one-off mistakes by doctors – known as single clinical incidents – following a two-...

Better workforce planning needed to avert NHS staffing crisis, says GMC

The GMC has called on the government to develop a more robust approach to workforce planning, with many doctors considering career changes and reduced hour...

Human Factors training to be rolled out for GMC investigators following Bawa-Garba case

The GMC’s fitness to practise decision makers, case examiners and clinical experts are to receive ‘human factors’ training, and advice on modifying i...

Doctors run the gauntlet of having tribunal findings appealed by the GMC

The case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba has been significant for the profession for a number of reasons. As a result of this highly emotive case, the Williams...

New guidance on doctors’ reflection aims to address blame culture fears

New guidance to help doctors and medical students with reflection has been released. The guidance sets out key points and principles on being a reflecti...

Petition challenges GMC’s right to use doctor’s fees to pay Bawa-Garba legal costs

Doctors have launched a petition to prevent the GMC from using membership fees to fund its failed legal challenge against Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba. Dr Bawa-...

Medical bodies to collaborate on new reflective practice guidance for doctors

New guidance for doctors on reflective practice is to be produced jointly by the General Medical Council, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Confer...

GMC updates guidance to help doctors with appraisals and revalidation

The GMC has written to all UK-registered doctors to make them aware of its new guidance to help with the task of collating information necessary for apprai...

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 ...