Decisions made by the General Medical Council (GMC) during investigations into doctors who have been subject of a serious complaint are “fair and consistent” according to independent research published today.
The review, carried out by researchers at Plymouth University, found that the decisions made in 187 randomly selected cases were appropriate as well as being in line with GMC guidance criteria.
“There are more than a quarter of a million doctors on our register and relatively few are subject... Readmore
The General Medical Council (GMC) has advised almost 8000 doctors that they have until the end of the week to provide information in support of their revalidation or face having their licence to practice removed.
Doctors have a duty under the GMC’s Licence to Practise and Revalidation Regulations to provide information but as yet 7,818 have failed to do so. Those who do not respond will receive a final notice letter advising them that they have 28 days to confirm their designated revalidation... Readmore