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Moving point of GMC registration is “out of remit” of training review body

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 14 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3884
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The body tasked with interpreting proposed changes to doctors’ training will not work on moving the point of GMC registration.

In 2013 the UK-wide Shape of Training review, led by David Greenaway, recommended that full registration with the General Medical Council should be moved from the end of the first year of foundation training to the point of graduation from medical school.1

The BMA has previously warned that the plans would put patients and junior doctors at risk.2

However, …

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