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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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Latest edition of Good medical practice

The latest edition of the General Medical Council’s (GMC) core guidance for doctors, Good medical practice, will be published on 25 March 2013. This is an update to the 2006 edition of the guidance, which details the standards expected of … Read more → – Latest edition of Good medical practice

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New GMC guidance

The GMC has published new guidance for doctors on safe prescribing and on handling allegations of assisting suicide. The prescribing guidance provides advice on issues including: responsibility for prescribing, including repeat prescribing, and prescribing at the recommendation of a colleague, … Read more → – New GMC guidance

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Regulations for medical revalidation come into force

The regulations for medical revalidation made by the GMC have now come into force. The system will help doctors keep up to the standard expected of them by ensuring they stay up to date with the latest techniques, technologies and … Read more → – Regulations for medical revalidation come into force

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