MDDUS statement on new GMC guidance: The Reflective Practitioner - A Guide for Medical Students


For immediate release: Wednesday, 04 September 2019

Responding to the recent GMC guidance to help medical students reflect on their practice, Dr John Holden, Head of Medical Division at MDDUS said: “We welcome this new guidance from the GMC. Reflective practice is really important for professional learning and development and this specific guidance for medical students will help them understand the principles and importance of reflective practice as they prepare to become ‘the doctors of tomorrow’.”


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