Terence Stephenson - looking back at chairing the GMC


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Terence Stephenson is a consultant paediatrician who became been chair of the General Medical Council in 2015. His 4 year tenure has now come to an end, but during his time with the regulator the medical profession faced a number of challenges - the case of Hadiza Bawa Garba and a growing recruitment crisis in the NHS - the GMC is the gatekeeper for foreign doctors who who wish to work here. As the rules on EU doctors change, the GMC’s regulatory practice may have to change too. In this podcast, Abi Rimmer, a report and editor for The BMJ, went to Terrence’s office to talk to him about his career at the GMC, and his perspective on how the organisation has responded to those challenges. Read the related article: https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5402

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