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GMC launches a confidential helpline and online decision making tool

The General Medical Council (GMC) has launched two new services to help doctors raise concerns about patient safety. A new confidential helpline will enable doctors to seek advice and raise concerns. We have also created an online decision making tool … Read more → – GMC launches a confidential helpline and online decision making tool

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New GMC child protection guidance comes into effect

New guidance from the General Medical Council (GMC) to help doctors protect children from abuse and neglect came into effect on 3 September 2012. The guidance – issued to more than 230,000 doctors – is designed to give doctors the … Read more → – New GMC child protection guidance comes into effect

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News in brief – May 2012

Relevant news to medical directors New short guidance from the GMC – consultation until 13 June 2012 A recent review of Good Medical Practice, the GMC’s core guidance for doctors, revealed a number of areas where further explanatory guidance would … Read more → – News in brief – May 2012

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New guidance from GMC says doctors must raise concerns about patient safety

New guidance from the General Medical Council (GMC) advises doctors against entering into contracts or agreements that seek to stop them raising concerns about poor quality care. Raising and acting on concerns about patient safety, explains that doctors have a … Read more → – New guidance from GMC says doctors must raise concerns about patient safety

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News in brief – January 2012

Advice on PIP implants The latest advice from the NHS and plastic surgery experts is that women with PIP breast implants do not need to have them removed, unless they have symptoms such as pain and tenderness. There is no … Read more → – News in brief – January 2012

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