How do I refer a doctor to the GMC?

Speak to us as soon as possible You can also call us with any queries about self-referral, Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm. Call us on 0161 923 6602.

What does GMC stand for Doctor?

General Medical Council
The General Medical Council regulates doctors in the United Kingdom. They set standards, hold a register, quality assure education and investigate complaints.

What is the difference between delegation and referral?

Delegation is different from referral. When you delegate care, you are still responsible for: the overall management of the patient, and must ensure that your patient receives the same standard of care that you would provide. the work of the person to whom you have delegated the procedure and any clinical findings.

What does registered without a Licence to Practise mean?

If you don’t hold a licence to practise (either because we withdraw it or you choose to give it up), you: do not have to revalidate. your entry on the medical register will be updated to show you no longer have a licence. pay a reduced fee. must not undertake any of the privileges associated with having a licence.

Why is referring to patients important?

Why Referrals Are So Important Many specialists rely entirely on referrals from other physicians because they’re unable to take more patients otherwise. Because many referrals don’t result in an appointment, it’s important for specialists to optimize their systems to make sure that no referrals get missed.

What is a referral from a doctor?

A written order from your primary care doctor for you to see a specialist or get certain medical services. If you don’t get a referral first, the plan may not pay for the services. …

Do doctors have to pay a yearly registration fee?

All doctors pay an annual retention fee to stay on the register. But there may be other fees to maintain your registration depending on your circumstances and how you revalidate.

Do all doctors have to be registered with GMC?

Practising medicine in the UK To practise medicine in the UK you need to hold registration with a licence to practise. This shows that they continue to follow the principles and standards of Good medical practice. Doctors must be clear whether they are licensed, hold registration only, or neither.

Do doctors get paid for referrals to specialists?

“The general principal is the individual doctor might not receive money for a referral, but if the primary and the specialist are part of the same network – say an insurer-covered network under ACA to cover people newly insured through the subsidized individual mandate – the marketplaces – it may well be that the …