Posts Tagged ‘GMC’

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 ...

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...