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Revalidation: The purpose needs to be clear

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Tim Van Zwanenberg OBE



From 1 January 2005 every UK doctor will need a license to practise. Most doctors will be able to secure revalidation of their licence by annual appraisal and by showing that they are compliant with local clinical governance requirements and free of any serious unresolved concerns about their fitness to practise.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Van Zwanenberg T

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Medical Journal

Year: 2004

Volume: 328

Issue: 7441

Pages: 684-686

Print publication date: 20/03/2004

ISSN (print): 0959-8138

ISSN (electronic): 1756-1833


DOI: 10.1136/bmj.328.7441.684

PubMed id: 15031240