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Good Medical Practice guidance

Read the GMC’s latest Good medical practice guidance, which sets out the standards that are expected of every GMC-registered doctor. The updated edition of this guidance will come into effect on 22 April 2013.

Download the full guidance here.


The GMC have also published nine pieces of explanatory guidance to accompany Good Medical Practice on acting as a witness in legal proceedings, delegation and referral, financial and commercial arrangements and conflicts of interest, ending your professional relationship with a patient, maintaining boundaries, personal beliefs and medical practice, reporting criminal and regulatory proceedings within and outside the UK, doctors’ use of social media and taking up and ending appointments.Click here to see and download the draft guidance.

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