RCOphth responds to the General Medical Council’s new report on doctor wellbeing

21 November 2019
Source: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Commenting on the new wellbeing report released by the General Medical Council (GMC), RCOphth President Mike Burdon said: “The report by the General Medical Council is yet another source highlighting the lack of investment in the NHS workforce, documenting increasing pressures on recruitment and mental health that are impacting performance. “As one of the largest employers in the world, the

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Macular Society welcomes GMC decision to strike off high profile eye surgeon

20 September 2019
Source: The Macular Society

Leading eye charity the Macular Society has welcomed a decision to strike off high profile Harley Street ophthalmologist Bobby Qureshi for lying to patients about being able to restore their sight. Following a hearing by the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service which ended this week, Mr Qureshi was banned by the General Medical Council (GMC) from practising as a doctor for

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‘The Reflective Practitioner’ Joint AoMRC, COPMED, GMC and MSC Guidance launched

20 September 2018
Source: Royal College of Ophthalmologists

This guidance has been produced jointly by the Academy, the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans (COPMED), the General Medical Council (GMC) and the Medical Schools Council (MSC). This guidance supersedes the interim guidance produced by the Academy and COPMED in March 2018. The guidance was developed following calls from doctors, responsible officers and appraisers, for clearer information on what is

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