Setback for plan to overhaul GP training

Nowottny, Steve
March 2008
Pulse;3/5/2008, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p11
The article reports on the Department of Health's refusal to adopt the General Practitioners Committee's (GMC) recommendations for general practitioners (GP) training in Great Britain. It states that the health agency has decided to delay further changes on GP training until 2011, but has expressed plans to turn over training regulations to GMC. It states that Sir John Tooke, Modernising Medical Careers programme head, had proposed the extension of GP training from three to five years.


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