Must I disclose a police caution to the GMC?

You are obliged to tell the GMC if you have received a police caution or been charged or convicted of a criminal offence (including traffic offences other than fixed penalty notices).

If you are unsure, contact the MDU for advice.

This guidance was correct at publication 14/08/2018. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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