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GMC outline their workforce strategy amid concerns that the NHS is reaching breaking point

The GMC’s eighth annual ‘The state of medical education and practice in the UK’ report sets out challenges in healthcare throughout 2018. At the heart of the report is a concern that the current capacity crisis being felt on the frontline may stall 70 years of progress made by the NHS. The report looks at

GMC annual national training survey asks doctors about burnout

As part of this year’s national training surveys (NTS) the GMC asks a series of questions around well-being and the impact tiredness and workload have on both doctors in training and those training them. It is the first time burnout has been addressed by specific questions in the NTS, which seeks the views of around

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New NICE Age Related Macular Degeneration guidance supports potential cost savings for the NHS

NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) welcome the publication today of guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which we believe can help to secure better value from the significant funds currently being spent on treating wet age related macular degeneration (AMD). In the current NHS

ASME and GMC launch their Excellent Medical Education programme for third year running

The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) and General Medical Council (GMC) has teamed up for the third year to launch their joint Excellent Medical Education programme, with three winners being awarded up to £5,000 in funding each. The deadline for submissions is 12 noon on Friday 2 December. The Excellent Medical Education Programme

GMC concerned about ‘state of unease’ in medical profession

The General Medical Council (GMC) has raised concerns that a ‘state of unease’ exists within the medical profession as services throughout the UK come under increased pressure. The medical regulator’s warning that systems of healthcare and the health professionals working within them are struggling to cope with a range of issues – including the impact

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