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Consent: empowering my patients to make informed choices

GMC UK - Thu, 2017-11-30 11:39
Terry O’Kelly is a Consultant General Surgeon in Aberdeen and a part-time Senior Medical Officer with the Scottish Government. He is also a member of the Consent review task and finish group who have helped redraft the GMC’s guidance for doctors on consent ahead of consultation in 2018. This is my first blog and writing […]
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Rubbish news doesn’t have to be given badly

GMC UK - Wed, 2017-11-22 09:57
Claire Henry, Director of Transformation and Improvement for Hospice UK introduces our new joint film exploring how good communication makes a difference to people at the end of their life. Communication is a skill A friend of mine once told me that when he was about seven his family’s beloved guinea pig died. His mother […]
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Prospect of Brexit has not yet slowed rate of new EEA ‘joiners’, GMC data shows

GMC UK - Fri, 2017-11-10 09:03
“Did you know about one in seven of our specialists are from EEA countries?” Paul Buckley, the GMC’s Director of Strategy and Communication, reflects on our latest data on EEA doctors. Though the UK’s health system is often ranked among the world’s best, we know it wouldn’t be nearly as robust without the significant contributions […]
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Planning for the future workforce

GMC News - Wed, 2017-11-08 00:00
Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has welcomed the Department of Health’s announcement about the launch of a single workforce strategy for the NHS in England.
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Medical schools end of life care case studies

GMC News - Wed, 2017-11-08 00:00
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Apply for a Contact Centre Adviser role at the GMC

GMC News - Wed, 2017-11-08 00:00
This is no ordinary call centre job. In this highly varied role, you’ll be a champion of outstanding customer service, on behalf of a unique organisation that keeps patients safe.
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GMC statement on less than full time (LTFT) training

GMC News - Thu, 2017-11-02 00:00
Commenting on the GMC’s publication of an updated position statement on less than full time training, Dr Colin Melville, the GMC’s Director of Education and Standards, said:
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GMC statement on less than full time (LTFT) training

GMC News - Thu, 2017-11-02 00:00
Commenting on the GMC’s publication of an updated position statement on less than full time training, Dr Colin Melville, the GMC’s Director of Education and Standards, said:
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GMC featured on BBC’s The One Show

GMC News - Wed, 2017-11-01 00:00
The role of the General Medical Council (GMC) in helping refugee doctors into work in the UK has featured on the BBC television programme The One Show.
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GMC featured on BBC’s The One Show

GMC News - Wed, 2017-11-01 00:00
The role of the General Medical Council (GMC) in helping refugee doctors into work in the UK has featured on the BBC television programme The One Show.
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Reforming regulation

GMC News - Tue, 2017-10-31 00:00
Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has welcomed the government's consultation on the future of regulation.
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Reforming regulation

GMC News - Tue, 2017-10-31 00:00
Our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has welcomed the government's consultation on the future of regulation.
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Apply for a Contact Centre Adviser role at the GMC

GMC News - Tue, 2017-10-31 00:00
This is no ordinary call centre job. In this highly varied role, you’ll be a champion of outstanding customer service, on behalf of a unique organisation that keeps patients safe.
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Doctors’ training experience in Northern Ireland is positive, GMC finds

GMC News - Tue, 2017-10-24 01:00
Medical students and doctors in training in Northern Ireland have told the GMC that their learning environment is a supportive and positive one, with senior colleagues playing a vital role in shaping the next generation of doctors.
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Doctors’ training experience in Northern Ireland is positive, GMC finds

GMC News - Tue, 2017-10-24 01:00
Medical students and doctors in training in Northern Ireland have told the GMC that their learning environment is a supportive and positive one, with senior colleagues playing a vital role in shaping the next generation of doctors.
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How do high-quality appraisals support better-quality care?

GMC UK - Tue, 2017-10-17 15:52
Dr Sean O’Kelly, Medical Director of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, tells us how high-quality appraisals support better quality care. Responsible officers have an important role in making sure medical revalidation achieves its aims and effectively maintains the continuing fitness to practice of doctors. One of the key challenges responsible officers face is helping […]
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Texting patients: what should GPs consider?

GMC UK - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:48
Dr Diarmuid Quinlan FRCGP works as a GP in Cork, Ireland and trained in England. He won the ICGP 2013 Quality in Practice award and was recently appointed RCGP Council Representative for the Republic of Ireland. He’s currently studying for a Medical Law and Ethics LLM at Edinburgh University, is married with four sons and […]
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Portal system improvements - Sat 14 Oct

GMC News - Wed, 2017-10-11 01:00
We are making improvements to the Siebel portal systems on Saturday 14 October from 09:00 to 12:00
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Portal system improvements - Sat 14 Oct

GMC News - Wed, 2017-10-11 01:00
We are making improvements to the Siebel portal systems on Saturday 14 October from 09:00 to 12:00
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GP’s view: changing revalidation on the ground

GMC UK - Mon, 2017-10-09 15:13
Dr Susi Caesar is a GP in Weymouth, Dorset, and the Royal College of GPs’ Lead for Revalidation. She has recently been elected the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges’ (AoMRC) Chair of the Revalidation and Professional Development Committee. Here, Susi talks about her role on the GMC’s Revalidation Oversight Group, where she is using her […]
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