New GMC blog post: 'Implementing change that works'Two years after the establishment of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS), MPTS Chair His Honour Judge David Pearl reflects on the progress so far and sets his hopes for the future.See Original Article Doctors can expect to start receiving revalidation dates by the end of the year […]
Patient organisations call on UK Government to give revalidation the go aheadNine patient organisations have called on the UK Government to give the go ahead for a new system of regular checks for doctors in the UK, arguing that patients need to know that the doctor treating them is competent and safe to practise.See Original […]
GMC survey – junior doctor training is good but concerns raised over patient handovers for night duty
GMC survey – junior doctor training is good but concerns raised over patient handovers for night dutyMost junior doctors believe their training is good but serious concerns have been raised over the quality of patient handovers for night duty, according to a General Medical Council (GMC) survey.See Original Article GMC to be advised that the […]
Record number of complaints against doctors – GMC reportComplaints about doctors have hit a record high with patients more prepared to raise concerns about their treatment, a General Medical Council (GMC) report says today (18 September).See Original Article GMC welcomes new report on dignity in care for elderlyThe General Medical Council (GMC) has welcomed a […]
Last month’s (August 2014) high court decision should help streamline capability procedures for Trusts operating the MHPS framework.
The high court has dismissed a claim brought by a suspended doctor seeking to prevent a NHS trust from proceeding with a capability hearing. The judge has rejected an argument that the Trust could not proceed until it […]