White Paper


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White Paper

GMC
A term of art which, in the context of Fitness to Practice proceedings of the General Medical Council (UK), usually refers to Sir Liam Donaldson’s White Paper entitled “Trust, Assurance, Safety” concerning the regulation of all healthcare professionals.

Medspeak-UK
A document issued by a Government department, which contains detailed proposals for legislation. It is the final stage before the Government introduces its proposals to Parliament in the form of a Bill. A White Paper is sometimes produced following the consultation process, which is undertaken after Government issues a Green Paper.
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In general, the reviews of the White Paper have been mixed and clearly not all observers share the views expressed herein.