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Medical professionalism matters

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

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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, […]


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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Round up: Brexit, learning from incidents & tackling bias

Seven quick links Here’s our pick of this week’s blogs and podcasts on medical professionalism and healthcare: I’m not UK born and bred – will my patients now care? – A Swedish doctor working in the NHS writes about feeling unwelcome in the wake of Brexit. Be well and be a better critical care physician – In […]

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