Posts Tagged ‘GMC’

Time for Trainers to have their say!

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Dr Sian Lewis, Sub Dean (Quality) at the Wales Deanery is our guest blogger today – keeping us up-to-date with the latest on the GMC trainers survey. Thanks Sian. The 2010 GMC Trainer Survey results are now available and with a 53% response rate they have raised some highlights and some serious issues for us [...]

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“We need to train the best possible students to be doctors…..”

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Today our guest blogger is Professor John Bligh, Cardiff University’s Dean of Medical Education – responsible for the University’s undergraduate medical curriculum.   As a society, we want the best possible clinical care we can get, and in order to do that we need to train the best possible students to be doctors.  This means [...]

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BMA Cymru backs new GMC guidance on end of life care

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

New guidance for doctors, “Treatment and care towards the end of life: good practice in decision making” has been published by the GMC. The BMA has been involved with the development of this guidance and we support it. How best to care for individuals at the end of life is one of the most complex [...]

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GMC consultation on the revalidation of doctors

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The GMC is consulting on its plans for the revalidation of doctors. We asked Niall Dickson, the new Chief Executive of the GMC a few questions about the consultation when he visited Cardiff this week. Take a look here: To have your say or to find out more, please visit www.gmc-uk.org/thewayahead Share:

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Revalidation in Wales

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Just to make you aware of a revalidation event which BMA Cymru Wales is organising, to be held in Cardiff on October 21st 2009. Chairman of the General Medical Council, Professor Peter Rubin will be speaking at the event and wants to hear doctors’ views about how revalidation should be implemented in Wales. This event [...]

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Reminder about GMC Licensing campaign

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

I thought it important to bring to members’ attention the launch of the next phase of the GMC’s licensing campaign, called ‘Licensing: it’s time to decide’. The GMC’s been asking registered doctors to confirm whether they wish to hold registration with a licence or registration without a licence when the scheme begins on 16th November [...]

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Notifying members of the GMC’s new campaign “Licensing: It’s time to decide”

Friday, April 24th, 2009

We want to make our members aware of the GMC’s new campaign “Licensing: It’s time to decide”. This is being introduced this autumn. The GMC will be writing to all registered doctors over the course of the next few weeks, asking them to decide whether or not they want a licence to practise After licensing [...]

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Reminder about the GMC’s Specialist Register and the restoration of the Existing Specialist Route

Friday, March 13th, 2009

I blogged on a letter from the GMC about its Specialist Register and the restoration of the Existing Specialist Route back in January, but I think it’s probably just worth bringing it to members’ attention again. The contents of a letter are as follows; Eligibility for Inclusion on the GMC Specialist Register: restoration of the [...]

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Information about Eligibility for Inclusion on the GMC Specialist Register: restoration of the Existing Specialist Route

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Below are the contents of a letter from the GMC about its Specialist Register and the restoration of the Existing Specialist Route. The BMA is trying to circulate this to members as widely as possible, as I am aware that some members may not know about this or have been “caught out” previously. Eligibility for [...]

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