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National training survey

The national training surveys are a core part of the work that the GMC carries out each year to monitor the quality of medical education and training in the UK.

Survey news

The 2014 national training survey is now open

Log onto GMC Online now to complete your survey.

2013 reports on patient safety and undermining

Read our reports highlighting issues raised in the 2013 national training survey.

Concerns about patient safety (pdf), includes an analysis of the patient safety concerns. Undermining (pdf) covers bullying and undermining behaviour and our plans to work with others, such as the royal colleges, to combat this kind of behaviour in clinical environments.

How does the survey help employers?

Listen to Dean Royles, Chief Executive of NHS Employers, talking to Niall Dickson about the survey’s findings and its implications for employers in this podcast.

Socioeconomic status questions report

You can see the results of the socioeconomic status questions from the 2013 survey in our report: National training survey: socioeconomic status questions (pdf). This year, for the first time, we asked these questions of doctors in training who completed both their secondary education and medical degree in the UK.

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Survey background

You can read about the background to the survey on our background page.

Survey results

You can read all of our National Training Survey results on our survey results page.

Documents

You can find all documents related to the survey, including briefing notes, user guides and resource materials in our documents section.

Case studies

Read about how findings from previous national training surveys have lead to improvements in training environments across the UK in our case studies section