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Response to the consultation on national performers lists for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners

The Department of Health’s response to the Performers List Regulations 2013 consultation has been published. The consultation asked 18 questions to help determine how to amend the Performers Lists system to reflect the changes made by the Health and Social … Read more → – Response to the consultation on national performers lists for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners

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Launch of consultation on legislation on indemnity insurance

Consultation is now underway on legislation that would mean all regulated healthcare professionals have to hold indemnity or insurance to practise. The consultation will run to 17 May 2013. Take part in the consultation

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New powers to check language skills of doctors

New checks are being introduced to make sure all doctors who work for the NHS can speak English well enough to treat patients. The checks are detailed in the government’s response to the House of Commons Health Committee Report 2012 … Read more → – New powers to check language skills of doctors

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National Training Survey

The General Medical Council (GMC) is launching its 2013 national survey for doctors in training on 26 March 2013. The survey is a core part of the GMC’s work to monitor the quality of medical education and training in the … Read more → – National Training Survey

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Tariff arrangements for education and training announced

The details for the implementation of tariffs for education and training have been announced. Moving to a tariff based system for education and training will enable a national approach to the funding of all clinical placements (both medical and non … Read more → – Tariff arrangements for education and training announced

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