Acronym Buster


  • G&A

    general and acute

  • GCP

    good clinical practice

  • GDC

    General Dental Council

  • GDS

    general dental services

  • GIC

    Gender Identity Clinic

  • GMB

    British trade union

  • GMC

    General Medical Council

  • GMS

    general medical services

  • GO

    Government Office (of the English Regions)

  • GOC

    General Optical Council

  • GOS

    general ophthalmic services

  • GOSH

    Great Ormond Street Hospital

  • GP

    general practitioner

  • GPC

    (BMA) General Practitioners Committee

  • GPES

    General Practice Extraction Service

  • GPhC

    General Pharmaceutical Council

  • GPS

    government procurement services

  • GPSI or GPwSI

    general practitioner with a special interest

  • GPSoC

    GP systems of choice


    General Practice Vocational Training Scheme

  • GSCC

    General Social Care Council

  • GTAC

    Gene Therapy Advisory Committee

  • GTN

    (UK) Genetic Testing Network

  • GWC

    General Whitley Council

Latest Tweets

Latest Blog Post

How holding down multiple roles has given me an insight into the real issues with NHS buying | Fiona Burton

24 / 7 / 2017 12.51am

Fiona Burton works as a nurse in the NHS and the private sector, and is a consultant in the commercial world for a company that helps the NHS to improve procurement. Here, Fiona shares her insight into why there is a role for clinicians in the buying process.

Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Confederation

  • Personalise your website
    Select topics of interest for recommended content
  • Bookmark useful pages
    Quickly and easily find what you need
  • Comment and recommend
    Rate and share content with colleagues
  • Plus, for our members
    Access member-only resources and tailor member benefits and services

Sounds great, what next?

Register Now

Not now, I will register later

Log In

To book events and access member only content you need to register with us.  This only takes a moment via our registration page. If you have already registered login using your email address and password below.