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Recent Blog & Publications
The Department of Health and Social Care has announced the General Medical Council (GMC) will regulate physician associates (PA) and anaesthesia associates.
The Government has set out plans to modernise fitness to practise processes and give healthcare regulators greater autonomy to be responsive to a fast changing healthcare environment.
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is seeking views on changes to its education and training requirements for pharmacy support staff.
In this article I will look at the current position with regards to fit and proper and then how this will change in the near future once the statutory guidance is adopted.
The leaders of nine healthcare regulators have signed a joint statement to stress the benefits of good reflection among healthcare professionals.
The process for when and how to appeal the decision is set out in article 40 of the Pharmacy Order 2010 and in the GPhC (Appeal Committee Rules) Order of Council 2010.