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GMC wins support for revalidation proposals

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 04 November 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1101
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    The General Medical Council's proposal that doctors should undergo regular revalidation to confirm their fitness to practise has won overwhelming support from both lay and medical consultees, the GMC announced this week.

    A report on responses to the consultation exercise, published this week, showed few objections to the idea of revalidation. The report will be debated by the GMC's council next week.

    Concerns centred on the way that …

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