medical revalidation


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medical revalidation

The process by which all doctors who are licensed with the General Medical Council (GMC) in the UK regularly demonstrate that they are up to date and fit to practise, carried out in 5-year cycles.
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Release date- 19102012 - Medical revalidation, the process by which all doctors who are licensed with the General Medical Council (GMC) will regularly demonstrate that they are up to date and fit to practise, will start in December, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.
She said: "I am pleased medical revalidation will soon begin in Wales.
WALES is well prepared for the introduction of medical revalidation next month, the Health Minister has said.
By the end of 2008 the Group, working jointly with the Medical Revalidation and Education Group, should have developed proposals for an effective appraisal and revalidation system for all-non-medical health professionals, which meets the requirements and standards set out in the White paper, is acceptable to stakeholders, and practical :and affordable to the NHS.
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