United Kingdom's General Medical Council urges reforms
- Specialist registrar training. Catto, Graeme // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/25/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7238, p817
Highlights the recommendations of the General Medical Council (GMC) on medical education, practice and training of physicians in Great Britain. Specialist training for physicians in Great Britain; When the culture of British medicine changed.
- An important opportunity. Horder, John; Ellis, John; Hirsch, Steven; Laurence, Desmond; Marinker, Marshall; Murray, David; Wakeling, Anthony; Yudkin, John S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/19/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6429, p1507
Presents an open letter to the Great Britain General Medical Council. Comments on proposals for basic special training; Discussion of medical education as a whole; Difficulties of communication between doctor and patient.
- What is good supervision? Launer, John; Hogarth, Sue // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Aug2011, Vol. 87 Issue 1030, p573
The authors reflect on providing supervision to junior doctors as stipulated in the standards published by the General Medical Council (GMC) in Great Britain. As an alternative to the objective definitions proposed in the GMC standards, the authors suggest the use of subjective statements...
- Medical regulation--modernisation continues. Irvine, Donald // Consumer Policy Review;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p42
Presents information on the status of the General Medical Council in Great Britain as of April 2000. How the public and the medical profession differs in their views about what makes a good doctor; Description of the system of medical education in Great Britain; Process of licensing doctors who...
- Report of G.M.C. Inquiry. // British Medical Journal;4/26/1975, Vol. 2 Issue 5964, p183
Focuses on the report of the Committee of Inquiry of the British General Medical Council on the regulations of the medical profession. Recognition of the competent practitioner; Weakness of the medical educational system; Practice controls for overseas-trained doctors.
- Revalidation loses GPs' goodwill. Matthews-King, Alex // Pulse;Jan2014, p25
The article presents information on the impact of the revalidation process on the general practitioners (GPs) in Great Britain. It focuses on how the process, introduced by the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2013 to remove incompetent doctors from the system, has become a burden for GPs. It...
- Ethical, professional, and legal obligations in clinical practice: a series of discussion topics for postgraduate medical education. Gore, D. M. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Jul2001, Vol. 77 Issue 909, p443
This is the fourth discussion topic in a series office dealing with ethical, professional and legal obligations of clinical practice. Junior doctors tend to lack confidence in these subjects, and thus I organised a series of informal discussions in our surgical unit on which these discussion...
- Lifelong learning for the modern day clinician. Stephenson, Paul; Brigden, David; Dangerfield, Peter // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Apr2009, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p230
The General Medical Council has a clear requirement for all doctors to 'keep their skills up to date'; this is the essence of lifelong learning. This article identifies qualities of a lifelong learner and discusses the key activities which will help the clinician meet lifelong learning...
- GMC will take responsibility for postgraduate medical training, as advised by Tooke report. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/8/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7643, p523
The article reports on a 2008 decision from Great Britain to allow the country's General Medical Council (GMC) to take over responsibility for postgraduate medical training in the country. The decision will allow the Postgraduate Medical and Training Board to be assimilated within the GMC by...