GMC to freeze all registration fees in 2017/18

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 …

Difficult brand-new standards for doctors performing cosmetic treatments

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.