Good doctors

Medical professionalism matters

Exploring the real life challenges experienced by today’s medical professionals and providing support that doctors want and need

General Medical Council

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Read the Medical professionalism matters report

Over the past 18 months, a partnership of healthcare organisations led by the General Medical Council (GMC), held a series of events to explore some of the challenges facing the medical profession today. This programme is called Medical professionalism matters. Six events were held across the UK – from Glasgow and Belfast, to Newcastle, Cardiff, […]


Conclusion: the way forward

The Medical professionalism matters series was held in the face of a number of challenges in the healthcare system. While doctors expressed considerable unease during the course of these events, the overriding message remained one of optimism and humility. They spoke time and time again of the privilege of being a member of the profession, […]

Introduction

Over the past 18 months, a partnership of healthcare organisations led by the General Medical Council (GMC), held a series of events to explore some of the challenges facing the medical profession today. This programme is called Medical professionalism matters. Six events were held across the UK – from Glasgow and Belfast, to Newcastle, Cardiff, […]

Key findings and recommendations

A number of overarching themes emerged from the Medical professionalism matters events, as outlined in this report. Among the most frequently raised issues were the lack of time and support to make a reality of reflective practice. This applied at every stage of a doctor’s career. Doctors also returned again and again to problems around […]

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