The General Medical Council (GMC) is to freeze all registration fees, consisting of the yearly retention fee, from April 2017 to March 2018. The GMC’s Council has agreed that next year’s yearly retention fee must be frozen at ₤ 425 while the fee paid by medical school graduates to become provisionally signed up will stay at ₤ 90 and the fee for a doctor’s very first year of complete registration will be kept at ₤ 200. Physicians with worldwide incomes listed below ₤ 32,000 a year will continue to be eligible for a 50% discount on the yearly retention fee. The fee for the postgraduate Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) has also been frozen at ₤ 420. Charlie Massey, the General Medical Council’s new President, stated: ‘Health services throughout the UK and the specialists working within …
Stephenson will be offering his first speech as Chair of the General Medical Council to delegates at the GMC conference today. Physicians, medical trainees and educators are going to as he sets out his vision for exactly what he hopes to attain during his time as Chair. In it, he will set out our commitment to a programme of considerable reform to meet clear and present challenges across the four crucial locations of our work: The theme of the conference is how to produce a culture of openness, safety and compassion. A panel discussion on this topic will consist of Niall Dickson, President and Registrar, General Medical Council, Dr Mike Durkin, National Director of Patient Security, NHS England and Dr Clare Gerada, Medical Director, Practitioner Health Program. Professor Terence Stephenso …See all stories on this topic
Doctors who carry out cosmetic procedures throughout the UK are being provided with new assistance by the General Medical Council (GMC) to make sure they provide the very best possible take care of clients. The guidance explains the ethical obligations physicians have towards patients and the standards of care they have to provide. Our brand-new assistance is developed to assist drive up standards in the cosmetic industry and make certain all clients, and especially those who are most susceptible, are given the care, treatment and assistance they require. The GMC’s new guidance for physicians carrying out cosmetic guidance was developed following a public assessment held between June and September 2015. The General Medical Council (GMC) is an independent organisation that assists to protect patients and improve m.
The General Medical Council and Medical Schools Council have released a joint consultation on guidelines to assist medical students develop into skilled and thoughtful doctors that meet the expectations of patients and the general public. The 2 pieces of guidance will change the current Medical trainees: expert values and fitness to practise (2009). Medical students: professional worths (pdf) assistance is intended to assist medical trainees understand the professional worths they need to fulfill while they are at university. It is based upon the GMC’s core guidance for medical professionals ‘Good medical practice (2013)’. It intends to support students’ shift to practice and provides guidance on the professional behaviour they need to show throughout their medical education and training. Med …
A report has been released from the workshop held to discuss draft propositions targeted at reducing the stress that our procedures can have on doctors. In April 2016, we held a workshop with agents from a variety of organisations to talk about a set of draft propositions (pdf), aimed at decreasing the stress and effect that our procedures can have on physicians– particularly those with health concerns. We have actually developed the proposals together with Professor Louis Appleby, one of the UK’s leading psychological health specialists and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manchester, where he leads a group of more than 30 researchers at the Centre for Mental Health and Safety. This follows an independent evaluation (pdf) we commissioned into physicians who took their own lives while under a GMC physical fitness to p.
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