Standards and assurance

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This section details standards and assurance for employers to be aware of. This includes information on professional regulation, revalidation, and voluntary registers. It also covers professional indemnity.

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Professional regulation

Health and social-care regulation exists in many forms, from employer-led to statutory, with a common purpose to provide public assurance and protection.

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GMC reports and information

The General Medical Council is the independent regulator for doctors in the UK. They regularly issue reports and guidance useful for employers.

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ESR supporting Care Quality Commission audits

ESR functionality can help provide the data requirements to support certain outcomes within the CQC’s essential standards of quality and safety.

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Leadership and management for all doctors

This page includes information about the General Medical Councils (GMCs) guidance on leadership and management for all doctors. The guidance sets out the principal duties of doctors in the workplace.

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Recognising and approving trainers

Following consultation earlier this year, the General Medical Council (GMC) has agreed a phased process for implementing new arrangements to recognise and approve trainers of all undergraduate medical students and postgraduate medical trainees.

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