Scottish Government pledges 800 more GPs over the next ten years

Scottish Government pledges 800 more GPs over the next ten years

December 5 2017 The Scottish Government has announced it will aim to increase the number of GPs...

‘Highest ever number of people entering GP training in NHS history’ recorded

‘Highest ever number of people entering GP training in NHS history’ recorded

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PHW issues advice regarding ordering flu vaccination stock for the 2018-19 season

PHW issues advice regarding ordering flu vaccination stock for the 2018-19 season

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Practices asked to address communication needs of people with sensory loss

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Wales exceeds GP training places target

Wales exceeds GP training places target

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  • Scottish Government pledges 800 more GPs over the next ten years

    Scottish Government pledges 800 more GPs over the next ten years

    Tuesday, 05 December 2017 11:08
  • ‘Highest ever number of people entering GP training in NHS history’ recorded

    ‘Highest ever number of people entering GP training in NHS history’ recorded

    Thursday, 30 November 2017 09:30
  • PHW issues advice regarding ordering flu vaccination stock for the 2018-19 season

    PHW issues advice regarding ordering flu vaccination stock for the 2018-19 season

    Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:53
  • Practices asked to address communication needs of people with sensory loss

    Practices asked to address communication needs of people with sensory loss

    Monday, 27 November 2017 14:57
  • Wales exceeds GP training places target

    Wales exceeds GP training places target

    Tuesday, 21 November 2017 15:01

a stethoscope image cbOctober 6 2017

The General Medical Council is seeking views on the knowledge, skills and professional behaviours needed by newly-qualified doctors. The feedback will be used to help shape the future development of undergraduate medical education.

 The GMC has updated its ‘Outcomes for graduates’ to better reflect modern medical education and practice around what doctors must know and be able to do by the time they graduate from medical school.

“Doctors will be expected to have an understanding of areas such as population health and managing the care of patients with multiple diseases, complex areas of practice such as consent, confidentiality and safeguarding, and an appreciation of the needs of patients from diverse backgrounds, said the GMC.

The new guidance places an emphasis on medical school curricula including doctors being able to:

  • work in partnership with patients, families and carers;
  • raise and act on issues of patient safety; and
  • understand their responsibility to safeguard vulnerable patients.

The consultation runs until 10 January 2018.

Links:
GMC announcement       
GMC consultation          

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