GMC sets up steering group on revalidationBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7170.1406a (Published 21 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1406
- Linda Beecham
Britain's General Medical Council (GMC) has agreed that specialists and GPs must be able to show–on a regular basis–that they are keeping up to date and remain fit to practise.
The council passed this recommendation unanimously at its recent biannual meeting and agreed to set up a steering group to propose appropriate mechanisms, including revalidation. It decided, however, to leave on the table a recommendation that the revalidation should be linked to entry in the specialist register and a general practice equivalent until the steering grouphas reported. …