General Medical Council

The General Medical Council is a Regulatory Body.

The General Medical Council registers doctors to practise medicine in the United Kingdom.

The purpose of the General Medical Council is to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine.

The General Medical Council has four main functions, under the Medical Act 1983:

For further information on the General Medical Council, see the General Medical Council website. 

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