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GMC launches new quality standard for UK doctors

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7394.840/b (Published 19 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:840
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    The General Medical Council has fleshed out its advice to all registered doctors on new requirements to comply with proposed changes to the system of registration.

    Revalidation — the five yearly requirement to retain a licence — will depend on satisfactory completion of annual appraisals, which are soon to become common practice in the NHS, or other documentary evidence that fulfils all seven of the GMC's principles of good medical practice.

    The changes, outlined in A Licence to Practice and Revalidation, which is published last week, are …

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