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UK doctors may face revalidation

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7154.300b (Published 01 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:300
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    The General Medical Council is opening discussions on whether consultants and general practitioners should be revalidated, perhaps at five year intervals, to confirm and show their qualities tothe outside world.

    The proposals come in the wake of the GMC's decisions on the Bristol case, in which three doctors were found guilty of serious professional misconduct (27 June, p 1924) and the continuation of professional self …

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