Statement about the industrial action by doctors in training in England

Professor Terence Stephenson, Chair of the GMC, stated: ‘The decision to withdraw emergency situation cover and to continue with a prolonged campaign of industrial action represents a significant escalation of this conflict. Taking countless physicians out of emergency frontline care in England is extraordinary and can not be done without putting patients at greater threat of damage. To recommend otherwise would be an injustice to the huge contribution made by doctors in training to the care and treatment of NHS clients every day. ‘Many physicians in training feel alienated, unvalued and deeply disappointed and this extends far beyond the current contractual disagreement. There is a pressing have to resolve these ingrained issues. Offered our responsibilities for managing the education and training of doct …
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Cosmetic surgeons cannot follow new binding guidelines face being struck off

The General Medical Council (GMC) has published brand-new assistance which is binding on all doctors operating in cosmetic surgery, telling them exactly what is acceptable practice. It says doctors need to show they” operate in line with the concepts and values” set out in the assistance which “severe or relentless failure” to follow it will put their registration at danger. The assistance covers surgical and non-surgical procedures, such as facelifts, breast augmentation and Botox, and is backed by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS). The RCS is likewise contacting the Government to present brand-new legal powers to “offer teeth” to brand-new plans to inform patients which medical professionals are accredited to perform plastic surgery. Under the new GMC assistance, doctors should not provide patients “two-for-one” deals or other promotions and pri …
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Bad plastic surgeon risk being struck off under new standards

The assistance, set out by the General Medical Council (GMC), is binding on all physicians working in the cosmetic sector and uses to surgical and non-surgical treatments. Everything from bust augmentations, rhinoplasty and facelifts to treatments like Botox and lip fillers will come under the brand-new requirements, which outline ethical responsibilities and the quality of care doctors have to supply. Professionals showing a “serious or consistent failure” to comply will put their registration at risk. The new rules, which enter force in June, likewise state advertising should be clear, factual and not utilize rewards such as cut-price deals. Physicians must likewise seek permission personally prior to operating, give patients time to alter their mind and offer aftercare. The move follows a UK-wide testimonial o.
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