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‘Professionalism’ is under increasing scrutiny across the health and social care professions, with many of the issues that emerge later in people’s careers being linked to a broad range of behaviours distinct from their technical ability.

Fitness to practise cases heard by regulators such as the Health Professions Council (HPC) and the General Medical Council (GMC) often include components of inappropriate or unprofessional behaviour which would not be captured by competency testing.

Further information:


'Exploring competency and public protection: How good are we at assessing competency?'
6 Feb 2014

- Blog peices on professionalism