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GMC position paper: Proposal amending Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications

The GMC is objecting to plans in an overhaul of EU directives that could open the door for European doctors to practise in the UK without GMC registration on the basis of a ‘tacit acceptance’ clause. The clause is one of a raft of changes being proposed to the EU’s Professional Qualifications Directive, as the European Commission seeks to stimulate movement of professionals across member states.

Read the GMC’s position on all of the changes here