Good doctors

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, […]

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Medical professionalism: views from the frontline

In March 2015, the GMC launched Medical professionalism matters – a series of events and online discussions where frontline clinicians can discuss the challenges to professionalism that emerge in their daily practice. The contributions and discussions will feed in to a report next year about the state and future of medical professionalism. We will use […]

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Video – the doctor’s dilemma

At the medical professionalism matters event in Newcastle on 9 September 2015 we looked at the ethical dilemmas doctors face in their work. Discussions centred around the teaching and limits of ethics, confidentiality, consent and safeguarding, and being open when things go wrong. Find out what doctors, students and educators from the North East told […]

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To be or not to be (good): ethical practice in medicine

The ThinkTank space at the Science Museum in Birmingham was buzzing last Wednesday evening as doctors, patients (and let us not forget that there is considerable overlap between these two categories), educators, students and more gathered to discuss the concept of ‘the good doctor’. I began by turning my talk to something that, on the […]

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