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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

Scotland

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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, […]


Round up: technology, collaboration, and culture

Here’s our top picks of news across the healthcare sector this week: Lessons from a Nationwide Patient Safety Strategy: how Scotland dropped hospital mortality to record lows – Jason Leitch, Clinical Director for NHS Scotland, shares his tips for how to achieve dramatic results on a large scale in patient safety. The leadership challenges of […]

Six key questions for realistic medicine in 2016

As Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in Scotland I want to discuss the way that we are providing care to our population, and pose this challenging question: Is this the way that we want to practice as clinicians in 2016? Is there a better way of finding a more meaningful dialogue, are we prepared to cede […]

Catch up on the conversation at the safety and quality event

On 5 April 2016, over 100 health and care professionals joined 6 guest panellists and the GMC’s Chief Executive, Niall Dickson, to talk about the increasing focus placed on putting safety and quality improvement first in clinical practice. Human factors and the impact of leadership and governance on these efforts were all discussed at the […]

Putting safety and quality improvement first event – Glasgow, April 2016

We are holding a free event in Glasgow on 05 April 2016. The focus of this event will be on issues around safety and quality improvement including human factors, leadership and the role of governance. It is recommended for frontline doctors, medical educators, employers, medical students, patient representatives and other healthcare professionals. These events have […]

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