Inaugural welcome from Chair at GMC Conference

Professor Terence Stephenson will be providing his first speech as Chair of the General Medical Council to delegates at the GMC conference today. Physicians, medical students and educators are attending as he sets out his vision for what he wishes to attain during his time as Chair. In it, he will set out our dedication to a program of significant reform to fulfill clear and present obstacles across the 4 key areas of our work: The theme of the conference is the best ways to develop a culture of openness, safety and compassion. A panel discussion on this subject will consist of Niall Dickson, Chief Executive and Registrar, General Medical Council, Dr Mike Durkin, National Director of Client Safety, NHS England and Dr Clare Gerada, Medical Director, Specialist Health Program. Professor Terence Stephenso …
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The Hooper Evaluation – update

Sir Anthony Hooper’s review, which the GMC commissioned to consider how it handles doctors who raise concerns in the general public interest, is still continuous. Sir Anthony is aiming to report to the GMC with his advice and suggestions early in 2015. To see present and upcoming hearings see the MPTS physical fitness to practice hearings calendar. For fast links and contact information for the GMC press workplace see ‘Information for the media’… See all stories on this subject Independent evaluation of junior medical professionals’spirits, training and assistance Check out Professor

Terence Stephenson’s letter to Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. Professor Terence Stephenson, Chair of the General Medical Council, has written to Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, following the announcement that she will lead a review of the NHS training and employment experiences of medical professionals in training in England. His letter offers the evaluation ‘the complete support of the GMC’and states that, while the GMC has no function in contractual matters, the GMC does have ‘comprehensive and vital statutory obligations for the education and training of physicians in England and throughout the UK’. Read Professor Stephenson’s letter To see current and upcoming hearings see the MPTS physical fitness to prac … See all stories on this topic Reaction to LMC Conference motions GMC responds to movements continued at the LMC Conference 2015. Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the General Medical Council, said:’ Being under

examination is difficult for physicians, just as it is for all other health professionals. It is hard to see how that can be avoided completely. We need to examine concerns that are given our attention but we identify that we must do whatever we can to minimize the stress of being in our procedures. ‘Some physicians who are referred to us have major health concerns, and we are identified to better support susceptible medical professionals in our procedures. That is why we commissioned Sarndrah Horsfall to perform an independent review of medical professionals who committed suicide while under examination to see exactly what lessons we can discover. The evaluation was pu … See all stories on this topic

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