Monthly Archives: April 2016

GMC seeks views on enhancing doctors’ professional skills and capabilities

GMC seeks views on improving medical professionals’ expert abilities and capabilitiesThe GMC and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) have released an assessment focused on making medical professionals better experts, communicators and leaders. For the next 3 months views on a proposed framework for generic expert abilities will be sought, consisting of the outcomes […]

By |April 29th, 2016|GMC|0 Comments

Lockton Benefit Group Strengthens Clinical Expertise with Addition of Chief Medical Officer

Lockton Advantage Group Enhances Medical Knowledge with Addition of Chief Medical OfficerLeopold to its national Lockton Health Threat Solutions ® practice. As leader of the practice, Dr. Leopold will combine his scientific understanding with … He will likewise work closely with Lockton’s client service teams to encourage employers on establishing targeted …See all stories on […]

By |April 28th, 2016|NCAS|0 Comments

GMC response to BMA ballot result

GMC response to BMA tally resultThe British Medical Association (BMA) has announced the outcomes of its tally of junior members in England and has confirmed that it will hold 3 days of commercial action in December. Niall Dickson, the President of the General Medical Council, said: ‘We are dissatisfied that it has not yet been […]

By |April 28th, 2016|GMC|0 Comments

Junior doctors’ strike set to go ahead as Jeremy Hunt rejects compromise

Junior doctors’ strike set to go ahead as Jeremy Hunt declines compromiseMedical facilities are settling strategies to help them deal with Two Days of extraordinary disruption after a last-ditch attempt by MPs to avoid today’s full-blown strikes by NHS junior medical professionals cannot break the deadlock in between them and the health secretary. Specialists from […]

By |April 25th, 2016|GMC|0 Comments

Report shows revalidation is starting to have a positive impact but improvements can be made

Report reveals revalidation is beginning to have a positive effect but enhancements can be madeIndependent research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) has found that four from 10 physicians are changing their practice as a result of their last appraisal. Around half of those physicians aged under 50 have changed their practice. The findings […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|GMC|0 Comments