FSRH submission to the GMC’s consultation on Developing the UK Medical Register - October 2016

Posted 7 October 2016

Date: 07 Oct 2016

Type: FSRH Consultation Responses

FSRH responds to the GMC’s proposal to include more information on the UK Medical Register

In this consultation response, FSRH welcomes the principles that the GMC sets out in favour of the development of the UK Medical register and the voluntary inclusion of additional information. However, as many of our members are abortion care providers and prescribers of emergency contraception, FSRH takes this opportunity to emphasise that the GMC must strike a balance between transparency of information and ensuring the privacy and safety of registered medical professionals, especially that of medical professionals whose scope of practice divides public opinion.

Read the response in full below.