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All doctors practising in the UK will need licence by 16 November

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 11 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2363
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    All doctors will need a licence to practise medicine in the United Kingdom from November 16, the General Medical Council announced this week.

    From that date it will no longer be enough for doctors just to be registered with the General Medical Council before they undertake any form of practice, whether privately or in the NHS, full time or part time, employed or self employed. They will need a licence …

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