This project was part of a programme of research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) to explore why UK doctors from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups, and doctors whose Primary Medical Qualification (PMQ) is from a medical school outside of the UK have, on average, poorer outcomes in assessments and recruitment compared to white doctors and UK medical school graduates.
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The GMC’s deadline for the recognition of trainers is fast approaching. Whilst some LEPs have the majority, or in some cases all trainers fully recognised, some organisations still have a great deal of work to do.
Following a number of recent queries regarding the recoginition of trainers, HEE (NW) have produced these FAQs.
Written by FW Platt and G Gordon; physicians skilled at coaching colleagues in physician-patient communication, this pocket guide presents practical strategies for handling a wide variety of difficult patient interviews. Each chapter presents a hypothetical scenario, describes effective communication techniques for each phase of the interaction, and identifies pitfalls to avoid. The presentation includes examples of physician-patient dialogue, illustrations showing body language, and key references.
From Author Anita Houghton - Finding Square Holes is unique in taking a predominantly self-reflective approach to career development, combining techniques from personal development theory, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the Myers-Briggs model of personality. If you’re in a crossroad in your career, either trying to decide what to do, or disgruntled with your current job, this is the book for you. It starts with the premise that you can’t achieve happiness in anything if you don’t know what you want in life.
The ‘Foundation for Positive Mental Health’ has a series of twelve 15 minute audio tapes which are based on work undertaken supporting elite athletes. You listen to each one every day for a week (or as close as you can manage).
The GMC are an independent organisation that helps to protect patients and improve medical education and practice across the UK.
The GP 2016 photo challenge took place to help illustrate general practice (who works in the team, the patients that visit the surgery and the role in the community) and came together to create an otherwise unseen snapshot of working life in 2016, capturing the realities rewards and emotions of a typical day in general practice.
This page contains any documents relating to the GMC's Promoting Excellence.
To be recognised as a Clinical or Educational Supervisor trainers will be required to document evidence from the GMC domains to demonstrate their engagement in educational activity. This document provides examples of evidence that can be used.
By Author Ruth Chambers this book is a practical toolkit for every doctor, tutor and manager in hospitals, medical schools and primary care who gives formal or informal advice to students, juniors and colleagues. Guiding Doctors in Managing their Careers incorporates, in a practical way, all the key concepts in Modernising Medical Careers, the NHS Priorities, the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework, and new variations in career pathways. It also distinguishes between career information, guidance and counselling and explains the required competencies for each.