COVID-19 specific guidance published for doctor complaints

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

The General Medical Council (GMC) has issued guidance for its staff detailing how to take the context created by COVID-19 into account when considering complaints about doctors.

The guidance takes account of the extraordinary circumstances of the pandemic, including additional pressures on resources and ways of working outside of normal routines. The advice is detailed in new COVID-19 specific guidance the GMC has issued to its staff who look into fitness to practise concerns raised about doctors.