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UK doctors' revalidation should be linked to registration

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 06 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:349
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    A steering group set up by the UK's General Medical Council (GMC) has concluded that an effective system of revalidation can be set up and has recommended that the system should be linked with registration. The group said that using the council's existing performance procedures would be the best way to review a doctor's registration in cases where there is evidence of poor performance.

    The group has also …

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