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GMC Feb 27
Earlier this week, our Chief Exec Charlie Massey joined other healthcare regulators to speak at about why today's health services need responsive regulation that is proactive, flexible & fair. read his speech in full
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HealthServiceJournal Feb 26
GMC: Red tape impeding overseas doctors’ recruitment
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GMC Feb 26
Are you an experienced doctor with experience in creating assessment materials? Apply now to join our panel and help develop tests of competence and revalidation assessments
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Nicola Cotter Feb 26
Looking forward to how Scotland can work with partners to build on all the great work already happening across the system in Scotland.
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GMC Feb 26
Replying to @CrashCall
Hi Craig. Thanks for your interest in our survey. We weren't able to include a free text section as part of this survey, but depending on results we may do further research in this area. If you provided your contact details at the end we'll be in touch about future studies.
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BMA Scotland Feb 25
Dr writes: "The good news is that I truly believe people are beginning to listen – and perhaps even more importantly, finally understanding the need to act...."
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GMC Feb 26
Thank you to everyone who joined us in Edinburgh to discuss how we can work together to improve environments for healthcare professionals. And thanks to ’s Dr for sharing her reflections and insight.
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GPonline.com Feb 25
Pointless red tape undermining GP recruitment from abroad, warns chief exec Charlie Massey
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GMC Feb 25
Earlier today our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, provided a keynote speech at on the topic of reforming professional healthcare regulation in the UK. Read his full speech, including our calls for legislative change, on our website ⬇️
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GMC Feb 25
You're right Abi. Doctors from outside the EEA are legally required to provide up to 2,000 pages of evidence before working as an NHS GP or consultant. Today's speech is calling for changes to legislation to allow more flexibility & can be read here.
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PulseToday Feb 25
. has called for urgent action to reduce red tape preventing qualified GPs and consultants from overseas to practise in the UK
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GMC Feb 25
Replying to @gmcuk
‘We’re doing what we can to positively influence the environment in which HCPs work … but the reality is the limits of regulation are now being stretched. With legislative change we can do much more to support doctors.’ Charlie Massey closes his speech at today’s .
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GMC Feb 25
Replying to @gmcuk
‘There are three areas we’d like to see change, •in breaking down barriers to international recruitment, •helping to support & retain doctors, •& widening the pipeline of future medical talent.’ Charlie Massey highlights our calls for change to legislation at .
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GMC Feb 25
Replying to @gmcuk
'The medical profession, like the population it serves, is undergoing a significant shift. If the health service is to deliver what the public requires, regulation must be more responsive & for that we need urgent legislative reform’. Charlie Massey at today’s .
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GMC Feb 25
Today our Chief Executive, Charlie Massey, has joined other healthcare regulators to speak at on the topic of why today’s NHS needs responsive regulation that is proactive, flexible & fair.
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GMC Feb 25
Hi Ahmed, thanks for tagging us. You can learn more about the Professional behaviours & patient safety programme on our website. You can also get in touch with us via the email on that page if you'd like any more information or to attend a session.
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The BMJ Feb 24
Healthcare is years behind other high reliability organisations in its awareness of human factors and having a just culture. and look at how we can start improving this
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The BMJ Feb 20
Human factors are of pivotal importance to both patient safety and doctors’ wellbeing, say and Tista Chakravarty-Gannon
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Peter Brennan Feb 20
Written this article with the for the about awareness of human factors being a key part of healthcare regulation. The GMC in the UK is increasingly recognising the importance of doctors' wellbeing & the role that HF play in error
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GMC Feb 20
shows why we need a compassionate, supportive & inclusive healthcare culture. We will help by working with system leaders to take forward actions from 's Caring for doctors, caring for patients report.
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