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General practice specialty recognition

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During August 2016, we released a joint statement with the RCGP calling for the recognition of GPs as specialists in general practice or family medicine and to be added to the UK specialist register.

Read the statement

As of January 2017, the General Medical Council (GMC) have decided to back the BMA's call for GPs to be added to the specialist register, which the GPC chair has welcomed. 

Read the press release