Category: GDC

Health unions call for less cut to pay

Concern, anger and deep disappointment at the government’s failure to address the current public sector pay crisis were expressed recently by seventeen unions representing staff and employees of the NHS. The unions are up in arms about ministers refusing to allow pay review bodies to operate without outside interference. The government has also failed to commit to providing the
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Ian Brack appointed as GDC's Interim Chief Executive

Following Evlynne Gilvarry’s announcement in November that she would be stepping down from her role as Chief Executive and Registrar of the General Dental Council (GDC) at the end of January 2016, the GDC has confirmed the appointment of Ian Brack as interim Chief Executive. Brack will join the organisation from 11 January, while Gilvarry
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GDC awarded new powers

The General Dental Council (GDC) has been given a green light to make changes to its fitness to practise proceedings. An order has been laid before Parliament granting the GDC new powers related to the process of investigating fitness to practise (FtP) cases. According to the GDC, these new powers should enable a more efficient
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