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The GMC’s confidentiality guidance

The GMC’s new confidentiality guidance came into operation on 25 April 2017. Whilst the general principles remain largely unchanged, the new guidance does introduce some new themes and advice reflecting socio-medical trends. The addition of the decision-making flowchart is a clear…

GMC report: Medical professionalism matters

In December 2016 the General Medical Council (GMC) published ‘Medical professionalism matters’, the culmination of an 18-month consultation with doctors, trusts, royal colleges and training providers into the challenges faced by the modern medical profession. Time and support Predictably, both the time…

Case review: Kamberova v NMC

Nicolinka Gancheva Kamberova v Nursing and Midwifery Council [2016] EWHC 2955 Introduction Prior to the decision of the Supreme Court in Khan v GPhC[1], this case considered whether the Conduct and Competence Committee of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) should take…

Guidance for trainees on recording reflections

Reflections are encouraged by the General Medical Council (GMC) and ‘Good Medical Practice’ makes it clear that all doctors should reflect on their performance, professional values, contributions to team work and feedback received. For reflections to have any effective use…

Case report: Dr Senthil Gopalakrishnan v GMC

The Queen (on the application of) Dr Senthil Gopalakrishnan v General Medical Council [2016] EWHC 1247 (Admin) The appellant sought to challenge the factual findings of the Fitness to Practise Panel of the General Medical Council (GMC) on the grounds that…